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  • v. Present participle of submerge.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. sinking until covered completely with water

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Examples

  • The study included volunteers who were faced with a number of self-control challenges, such as submerging their hands in an ice bucket, consuming a healthy but foul-tasting vinegar drink, deciding whether to view disturbing information about Haiti earthquake victims and donate money, or making food choices.

    Willpower fading? Try clenching your muscles

  • Tom Cruise, whom I almost always like or even love on screen repeat, on screen, is doing the opposite of McConaughey, kind of submerging some of his charisma but yet at the same time letting it ooze out.

    Heroin for a Night!

  • Mr. Rubenstein also told delegates that more capital would be deployed in emerging markets as investors became nervous about investing in "submerging" markets.

    Carlyle shuts operations in Asia, eastern Europe

  • The government's counter-terrorism campaign is often driven by party-political and electoral motives that are 'submerging' its own 'sensible' counter-terrorism strategy.

    The Party Comes First

  • The study included volunteers who were faced with a number of self-control challenges, such as submerging their hands in an ice bucket, consuming a healthy but foul-tasting vinegar drink, deciding whether to view disturbing information about

    USATODAY.com Weather News

  • How can this be with sovereign debt downgrades and "submerging" equity markets?

    Forbes.com: News

  • The pain was tremendous, as bad as submerging them in boiling water.

    The Omega Theory

  • Is it any shock that the creator and executive producer of Oxygen's Dance Your Ass Off attended her first Weight Watchers meeting at 12, struggled with bulimia throughout college and spent decades submerging herself in crazy workout regimens and weight loss schemes to nab roles in films such as The Parent Trap, Shall We Dance and Killers?

    Leslie Goldman: 'Dance Your Ass Off' Creator Talks Body Image

  • This proposal is designed to counteract the impact of global warming on Lake Washington by submerging a system of pipes under the SR 520 corridor, and then continually pumping liquid nitrogen through them to create a frozen surface.

    Richard Conlin Proposes Radical New 520 Alternatives « PubliCola

  • Dip the eggs into the cups, submerging each egg completely until it reaches an appealing color.

    Robyn Griggs Lawrence: Dye Easter Eggs Naturally With Onions, Beets and Blueberries

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