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  • n. Plural form of dunking.


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  • It's not news that spiders are really good at surviving dunkings in water.

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  • Councilmembers Stacy Head, Arnie Fielkow and Shelley Midura will also be available for some dunkings.

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  • They are tough as nails, and have survived dunkings in tea, many meetings and being stuffed into all manner of bags.

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  • Hell, I think the Senate Judiciary Committee ought to think about this...a few scary dunkings and all these judicial nominees will sing like canaries about their dubious investments and crazy "professional" associations.

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  • So I could swim, after a fashion, but for the next few years, I was fearful any time the water was deeper than I was tall, and in the schoolboy dunkings, I was panicked.

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  • I have many memories of dunkings in swimming pools and at beaches.

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  • So his grandfather took it upon himself to cure him of his weakness by beating him, holding his head under water, then alternating beatings and dunkings, until Simon had learned to master his terror.

    Fear Itself

  • The first-timers, or “pollywogs,” were subjected to the ritual dunkings that turned them into “trusty shellbacks.”

    The Do-or-Die Men

  • Ayla did everything she could for the suffering animals, but even daily dunkings in the river and various medications did not rid them entirely of the tiny gnats.

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  • Protecting themselves from the sun during the day by repeated dunkings in the water, they traveled day and night in a straight course down the center of the canal.

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