Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Directed from above downward; poured down from a higher plane: as, to subject the enemy to a plunging fire. See fire, n., 13.

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  • verb Present participle of plunge.
  • noun An occurrence in which something or someone plunges

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Examples

  • Could he feel the tension in my chest that brought his name plunging through my lips in a harsh whisper?

    Good Fortune

  • Could he feel the tension in my chest that brought his name plunging through my lips in a harsh whisper?

    Good Fortune

  • Could he feel the tension in my chest that brought his name plunging through my lips in a harsh whisper?

    Good Fortune

  • Could he feel the tension in my chest that brought his name plunging through my lips in a harsh whisper?

    Good Fortune

  • Mr. Verhovek zeroes in on the mid-1950s, when Comets first seemed to own the world and then started plunging from the sky in pieces.

    Shrinking the World

  • The big motor car waited at the station, and Frederick Travers thrilled as he always thrilled to the distant locomotive whistle of the train plunging down the valley of Isaac Travers River.

    BY THE TURTLES OF TASMAN

  • With so many fresh faces of fashion with unique design elements, there was one common denominator shared from collection to collection: a welcome change from the LA stereotype of the obvious fashionista in plunging necklines.

    Gen Art Hosts the Fresh Faces of Fashion

  • For those interested in plunging into authentic regional Mexican cooking, this is a good place to start, because the pared-down yet tasty cuisine of Zacatecas is truly a gateway to the flavors found further south.

    Zacatecas: Culinary Gateway

  • For those interested in plunging into authentic regional Mexican cooking, this is a good place to start, because the pared-down yet tasty cuisine of Zacatecas is truly a gateway to the flavors found further south.

    Zacatecas: Culinary Gateway

  • For those interested in plunging into authentic regional Mexican cooking, this is a good place to start, because the pared-down yet tasty cuisine of Zacatecas is truly a gateway to the flavors found further south.

    Zacatecas: Culinary Gateway

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