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  1. Plunged

    of Plunge

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  1. plunged

    to (cause someone or something to) move or fall suddenly and often a long way forward, down, or into something;to become lower in value or level very suddenly and quickly;a sudden movement or fall forward, down, or into something;a sudden and large fall in value or level;to move or fall suddenly forward, down, or into something;If a value or price plunges, it suddenly becomes less;If a person or group plunges into an activity, or a place plunges into a condition, it suddenly experiences it;If you plunge into an activity or are plunged into it, you suddenly get very involved in it.If a person or thing is plunged into a particular state or situation, or if they plunge into it, they are suddenly in that state or situation.If you plunge an object into something, you push it quickly or violently into it.to fall quickly from a high position:To move, or to move something downwards:fall,lower,come down;to make someone or something fall quickly from a high position;to slope downwards suddenly; if an amount or level plunges, it suddenly becomes much lower; to move quickly in an uncontrolled way, or to make someone or something move in this way; to suddenly put someone or something in a much less successful situation, or to be suddenly put in such a situation;to cause to penetrate or enter quickly and forcibly into something; to cause to enter a state or course of action usually suddenly, unexpectedly, or violently ; to thrust or cast oneself into or as if into water;to become pitched or thrown headlong or violently forward and downward,to move oneself in such a manner,to descend or dip suddenly.dive, pitch, sound.

    The New York Stock Exchange had falled into a correction and other stock markets have plunged as a result.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 13, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plunged in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plunged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of plunged in a Sentence

  1. Carrie Lam:

    For the first six days of October, during the so-called Golden Week holiday, visitors visiting Hong Kong plunged over 50%.

  2. Sergei Sanakoyev:

    Most probably, the equipment was out of order. The bus plunged from a height of some forty meters.

  3. Keo Remy:

    I don't want to see Cambodia plunged into a situation like the Middle East's.

  4. Prime Minister Alex Tsipras:

    We have made the decision to clash with a regime of political and economic power that plunged our country into the crisis and is responsible of Greece’s depreciation on an international level.

  5. John Kilduff:

    Prices plunged because the OPEC confab ended up being an epic fail on the part of all involved. Russia has clearly decided to employ a scorched earth approach to the oil market: every country for itself.

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. valetudinarian
    • B. dicotyledonous
    • C. askant
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