Plunge

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Plunge->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ plunge
plunge
dip
dive
header
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ducking
ducking
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ diver
diver
PARAG:Plunge->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ plunge
plunge
dip
souse
duck
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ dive
dive
plump
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take a plunge
take a plunge
take a header
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make a plunge
make a plunge
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bathe
bathe
&c.(water) 337
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ submerge
submerge
submerse
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ immerse
immerse
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ douse
douse
sink
engulf
send to the bottom
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ get out of one's depth
get out of one's depth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ go to the bottom
go to the bottom
go down like a stone
drop like a lead balloon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ founder
founder
welter
wallow

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • PLUNGE — (Lith. Plungè; Rus. Plungyany), city in W. Lithuania. The 15th century tombstones in the Jewish cemetery indicate that there was a Jewish settlement in Plunge at that time. In 1847 there were 2,197 Jews living there; 2,502 (55% of the population) …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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