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verb as in dip in liquid

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An NFT video of LeBron James blocking a shot sold for $208,000 in January to a group of investors who expect its value to rise because it’s an original, verified and rare piece, even though anyone can rewatch the dunk on the internet.

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A couple minutes later, a Penn State defender denied his dunk.

Steph Curry took early criticism personally and responded with a 62-point outburstIt was a feed from Beal that got Bryant the dunk in Brooklyn.

In Year 2 of his career, almost 21 percent of Griffin’s shots were dunks.

Center Jay Huff led Virginia with 13 points on 6-for-7 shooting from the field, including several dunks in the first half.

That may be, but experts say that “similarities” to other attacks is hardly a slam dunk.

And the information that the FBI has presented so far strikes many experts as hardly a slam dunk against Pyongyang.

Apparently, 2016 is not shaping up as a Democratic slam dunk.

What it did do was drag him down, as though my shot had dropped him into the dunk tank at the state fair.

Even as a Democrat, I am rooting for the GOP to seize this slam-dunk opportunity.

He always looks like he's about to slam-dunk your ass, and he's really into raising his voice for dramatic effect.

And Dinky-Dunk listened, with his astronomer mouth set rather grim, and otherwise not in the least put out.

All the way out from Montreal Dinky-Dunk, in his kindly way, kept doing his best to key me down and make me not expect too much.

But I don't believe Dinky-Dunk even heard him, for he was busy throwing kisses at me.

But what's the use of wishing for luxuries, when we haven't even a can-opener—Dinky-Dunk says he's used a hatchet for over a year!


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dunk, such as: douse, soak, duck, immerse, saturate, and sop.

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