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adjective as in dipped

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After taking a plunge in the spring, consumer confidence has been ticking steadily upward since July, according to figures from Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

From Digiday

These creatures hold the record for deepest plunge by a marine mammal.

Ultimately, advertisers who took the plunge on Quibi fell victim to a bad case of “marketing myopia”, Crutchfield said.

From Digiday

Banks and aid agencies have been warning of a pandemic-related plunge in the amount of money sent by migrants to family back home who rely on the income.

From Quartz

Tempted, I reached out to a few people who’d taken that approach, and they seemed to know what they were talking about, so we decided to take the plunge.

In Tuesday trading alone, it plunged by more than 20 percent against the U.S. dollar.

Meanwhile, marriage rates among high-school graduates have declined, and those among high-school dropouts have plunged.

As the world from Ferguson to Syria plunged into chaos this summer, public opinion polls rolled in every week.

For Tolkien, the tale into which 1914 had plunged him never ended.

Caracas was plunged into darkness in the middle of a televised speech by President Nicolas Maduro.

He remembered something—the cherished pose of being a man plunged fathoms-deep in business.

But a lawyer who needed the wherewithal finally condescended to risk the task, and into it he plunged.

The two men plunged into discussion, and Isabel, her eyes expressing a polite interest, studied the face of her cousin.

But before he had been in San Pasquale an hour, he was plunged into a perplexity and disappointment deeper than he had yet felt.

Aristide in a hideous red mask and with a bag of confetti under his arm, plunged with enthusiasm into the revelry.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plunged, such as: soaked, bathed, coated, covered, doused, and drenched.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.