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Verb
To physically plunge downward, especially headfirst and into water
“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.”
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To decrease in level, amount or value, especially suddenly
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“When asset prices began to dive, the huge and toxic trading positions that banks had built began to bleed very large losses.”
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To swim underwater using breathing equipment
“I love to fish for mackerel and dive for scallops.”
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To move quickly or suddenly in a specified direction
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“The enemy insurgents would dive for cover immediately when they saw grenades being thrown at them.”
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To fall down, especially after losing one's balance
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To make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement
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Make way through water using arms, legs
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To move or glide through the air
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A plunge headfirst into water
“Performers would then dive into the water from the swing, embellishing their dives with graceful twists and spins.”
Noun
A sudden movement in a specified direction
“He fumbled his way out of the car and made a dive for me.”
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A bar or similar establishment, typically one that is shabby or sleazy
“After a long search of the saloons of Manhattan, Christy finds Foster playing the piano for drinks in a sleazy dive.”
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A gradual and continuous loss of strength, numbers, quality, or value
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An establishment, especially for meals, recreation, socializing or entertainment
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An unpleasant, messy or dirty place
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A place one lives in or frequently visits
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A kind of trap for large animals, consisting of a heavy board or log that falls on to the prey
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A public building or room for entertainment, especially gambling
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An eating establishment in which diners are served food at their tables
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A forward dive, performed with an arched back
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The act of searching through something
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Plural for a (typically glamorous) woman who has a high opinion of herself
“Hotel staff were constantly at the beck and call of the high-maintenance diva.”
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Plural for a female celebrity singer
“The Grammy Award-winning diva, at 35, isn't holding back about her much-publicized, seven-year marriage.”
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Plural for a female celebrity actor
“She's a phenomenal actress, a diva of her time, and a completely irreplaceable performer.”
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