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(of clothing) Having a low-cut neckline
“She wore a plunging dress that accentuated her figure and turned heads at the event.”
That falls or fall
“The plunging temperatures made it impossible to go outside without a heavy coat.”
Becoming smaller or fewer in size, amount, intensity, or degree
A swaying or oscillation of a vessel (such as a ship, aircraft, or vehicle)
An act or state of submerging something or someone in water or a liquid
An act of dropping or falling downwards
Present participle for to fall suddenly, and usually uncontrollably
“She stood on the steps that led down to the beach and paused to watch a brown pelican plunge from the sky into the sea.”
Present participle for to jump or dive quickly and energetically
“He saw the girl plunge into the lake and begin to swim toward the island.”
Present participle for to suffer a rapid decrease in amount, value or degree
“A company's stock price could plunge when earnings fall.”
Present participle for to stab or thrust (a pointed object) into something or someone
“She had a headache and was ready to plunge a stake into his black heart.”
Present participle for to cast in a specified direction, or into a specified condition or state
“He flicked off the light, using the switch beside the back door to plunge the room into darkness.”
Present participle for to quickly immerse in liquid
“He directed his patient to plunge his hands into a well, and to keep them there until he experienced relief from the pain.”
Present participle for to move swiftly or impetuously
“Somewhat similar to an Earth-based submarine, the cylindrical vessel about the length of a car would plunge through the thick atmosphere of Titan.”
Present participle for to pitch, especially of a ship or vessel
“Then the boat would plunge down the other side of the wave, like a sled on a steep, snowy hillside.”
Present participle for to embark or immerse oneself in a task or venture
“The publisher had been most hesitant to plunge into this venture.”
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