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Present participle for fall suddenly and uncontrollably
“Children who had plunged 30 feet off the bridge floundered in the muddy waters, trying to reach dry land.”
Present participle for jump or dive quickly and energetically
“The Inferno, the biggest amateur race in the world, will see 1,800 daredevils plunge down the 15.8km course.”
Present participle for suffer a rapid decrease in value
“A company's stock price could plunge when earnings fall, but its bonds could remain hot if it has a strong enough revenue stream to service its debt.”
Present participle for push or thrust quickly
“The coalition alleges that the cuts to bursaries will plunge students into high levels of debt by forcing them to rely more heavily on student loans to finance their education.”
Present participle for quickly immerse in liquid
“Using rubber gloves, put nettles in two litres of salted boiling water for a second to remove the sting then plunge them into iced water.”
Present participle for suddenly bring into a specified condition or state
“Quick-thinking organisers plunged the stage into darkness to protect the star's modesty.”
Present participle for to move swiftly or impetuously
“I plunged forward, calling her name.”
“Cresting over the back of a wave, the boat plunges into a trough and rides up the back of another swell, crashing through into another trough.”
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