"plunged" in the verb sense
1. immerse, plunge
thrust or throw into
"Immerse yourself in hot water"
2. dive, plunge, plunk
"the stock market plunged"
dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity
"She plunged at it eagerly"
4. plunge, launch
begin with vigor
"He launched into a long diatribe"
"She plunged into a dangerous adventure"
5. plunge, immerse
cause to be immersed
"The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
6. plunge, dump
"It plunged to the bottom of the well"
7. dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse
immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
"dip the garment into the cleaning solution"
"dip the brush into the paint"
8. steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up
devote (oneself) fully to
"He immersed himself into his studies"
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