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Noun
A plunge head first into water
“Performers would then dive into the water from the swing, embellishing their dives with graceful twists and spins, when the swing reached its highest point.”
Noun
A sudden movement in a specified direction
“I laughed more as he fumbled his way out of the car and made a dive for me.”
Noun
A shabby or sleazy bar or similar establishment
Verb
Plunge head first into water with one's arms raised over one's head
“In Italy, Romans braved a cold wind yesterday to dive off a bridge into the river Tiber to mark a 30-year old New Year tradition.”
Verb
Swim under water using breathing equipment
“I love to fish for mackerel and dive for scallops.”
Verb
Move quickly or suddenly in a specified direction
“As shots rang out students dived for cover as panic spread through the hall.”
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