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noun as in dive

noun as in plunge

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The illusionist even claims that one of the islands contains the fountain of youth, reviving dying insects upon submersion.

But it was hardly rare—the kind of submersion we routinely see in flooded Mississippi River towns.

But the submersion of the swallows under water does not rest upon his testimony alone.

Two reasons have, been adduced to prove this supposed submersion of swallows impossible.

Another argument against their submersion arises from the specific gravity of the animals themselves.

The screw is also completely covered by the water, and acts with comparative efficiency in consequence of its submersion.

Submersion in alcohol will prove a satisfactory method of killing these or other beetles with similar vitality.


On this page you'll find 114 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to submersion, such as: dip, leap, plunge, dash, duck, and ducking.

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