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English Dictionary: plunged by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Plunge \Plunge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plunged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Plunging}.] [OE. ploungen, OF. plongier, F. plonger, fr.
      (assumed) LL. plumbicare, fr. L. plumbum lead. See {Plumb}.]
      1. To thrust into water, or into any substance that is
            penetrable; to immerse; to cause to penetrate or enter
            quickly and forcibly; to thrust; as, to plunge the body
            into water; to plunge a dagger into the breast. Also used
            figuratively; as, to plunge a nation into war. [bd]To
            plunge the boy in pleasing sleep.[b8] --Dryden.
                     Bound and plunged him into a cell.      --Tennyson.
                     We shall be plunged into perpetual errors. --I.
      2. To baptize by immersion.
      3. To entangle; to embarrass; to overcome. [Obs.]
                     Plunged and graveled with three lines of Seneca.
                                                                              --Sir T.
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