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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of plunge.

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Examples

  • After visiting the mills and the sheds where the process of oxidation is carried on, and admiring the metallic riches of these mountains, we left the hot and poisoned atmosphere, and walked up the mountains clothed with a hardy vegetation – with every noble tree and flowering shrub – and pursued our course till we came to a fine waterfall, which plunges from a great height over the gigantic rocks.

    Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

  • Aided by an unlikely ally (Diane Kruger), Martin plunges headlong into a deadly mystery that will force him to question his sanity, his identity, and just how far he’s willing to go to uncover the truth.

    Filming Begins on Jaume Collet-Serra’s UNKNOWN WHITE MALE Starring Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones and Frank Langella – Collider.com

  • At one point in the novel a bomb explodes, burying the hero in a cascade of nearby books, a glance across the titles plunges us into the worlds of Stephen King’s Castle Rock and Derry, Frank Herbert’s Dune saga, Robert Rankin’s Hugo Rune series, P.G. Wodehouse’s Blanding books, Dorothy L. Sayer’s Lord Peter Wimsey novels…the list goes on.

    Review - The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar

  • At one point in the novel a bomb explodes, burying the hero in a cascade of nearby books, a glance across the titles plunges us into the worlds of Stephen King’s Castle Rock and Derry, Frank Herbert’s Dune saga, Robert Rankin’s Hugo Rune series, P.G. Wodehouse’s Blanding books, Dorothy L. Sayer’s Lord Peter Wimsey novels…the list goes on.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • Aeneas; but through sewed plates of brass and tunic rough with gold the sword plunges in his open side.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • One reason for the plunges is the drop off in visitors from the previous quarter, when Tokyo Disneyland celebrated its 25th anniversary with splashy special events.

    Variety.com

  • My main concern is that it kind of plunges us into an action scene almost immediately.

    Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Stefan’s Review Forum

  • Nay, he accuses a man of corrupting souls, who 'plunges' them carelessly into practices that offend their consciences.

    Life of Luther

  • He made a short call on me, borrowed a little money, and began another course of 'plunges' by begging.

    Desperate

  • Nay, he accuses a man of corrupting souls, who 'plunges' them carelessly into practices that offend their consciences.

    Life of Martin Luther

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