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  • 1 Plungė — Wappen Staat …

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  • 2 Plungė — Le palais Oginskis à Plungė Pays …

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  • 3 Plunge — Plungė Plungė Le palais Oginskis à Plungė …

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  • 4 Plunge — Plunge, n. 1. The act of thrusting into or submerging; a dive, leap, rush, or pitch into, or as into, water; as, to take the water with a plunge. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, a desperate hazard or act; a state of being submerged or overwhelmed with… …

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  • 5 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… …

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  • 6 plunge — vb Plunge, dive, pitch are comparable when they mean to throw or cast oneself or to be thrown or cast forward or downward with force or impetuosity into or as if into deep water. Plunge carries a more obvious implication than the others of the… …

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  • 7 Plunge — Plunge, v. i. 1. To thrust or cast one s self into water or other fluid; to submerge one s self; to dive, or to rush in; as, he plunged into the river. Also used figuratively; as, to plunge into debt. [1913 Webster] Forced to plunge naked in the… …

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  • 8 Plungė — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Palacio de Oginskiai Plungė es una ciudad del noroeste de Lituania, región de Samogitia. Ubicada en el condado de Telšiai, 27 km al oeste de Telšiai, junto a la carretera Šiauliai Klaipėda. Plungė es un centro… …

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  • 9 PLUNGE — (Lith. Plungè; Rus. Plungyany), city in W. Lithuania. The 15th century tombstones in the Jewish cemetery indicate that there was a Jewish settlement in Plunge at that time. In 1847 there were 2,197 Jews living there; 2,502 (55% of the population) …

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  • 10 plunge — ► VERB 1) fall or move suddenly and uncontrollably. 2) jump or dive quickly and energetically. 3) (plunge in) embark impetuously on (a course of action). 4) (be plunged into) suddenly bring into a specified condition or state: the area was was… …

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  • 11 plunge — [plunj] vt. plunged, plunging [ME plungen < OFr plongier < VL * plumbicare < L plumbum, LEAD2: see PLUMB] to thrust, throw, or force suddenly (into a liquid, hole, condition, etc.) [to plunge an oar into the water, to plunge a country… …

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  • 12 plunge — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. plungier (mid 12c.), from V.L. *plumbicare to heave the lead, from L. plumbum lead (see PLUMB (Cf. plumb) (n.)). Original notion perhaps is of a sounding lead or a fishing net weighted with lead. Related: Plunged;… …

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  • 13 plunge — [n] quick drop; enthusiastic attempt belly flop*, descent, dive, duck, dunk, fall, high dive, immersion, investment, jump, nose dive, spree, submergence, submersion, swoop, venture; concepts 100,150,152,181,194 Ant. ascent, increase, rise plunge… …

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  • 14 plunge — index decline, depress, risk, speculate (chance), venture Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 15 plunge in — index pierce (lance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16 Plungė — Plùngė dkt …

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  • 17 plunge — ▪ I. plunge plunge 1 [plʌndʒ] verb [intransitive, transitive] JOURNALISM to suddenly and quickly go down in value or amount; = PLUMMET: • Stock prices plunged again yesterday. • The company s shares plunged 33% in a single day …

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  • 18 plunge — plunge1 [plʌndʒ] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: plongier, from Vulgar Latin plumbicare, from Latin plumbum lead ] 1.) [I,T always + adverb/preposition] to move, fall, or be thrown suddenly forwards or downwards plunge off/into etc ▪… …

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  • 19 Plungė — Infobox Settlement name = Plungė nickname = settlement type = City pushpin pushpin label position = pushpin map caption =Location of Plungė image shield = Plunge COA.gif latd=55|latm=55|lats=|latNS=N|longd=21|longm=51|longs=|longEW=E coordinates… …

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  • 20 plunge — I n. risk (colloq.) to take the plunge II v. 1) (d; intr.) ( to throw oneself ) to plunge from; to (to plunge to one s death from a cliff) 2) (d; intr.) ( to dive ); ( to rush ) to plunge into (to plunge into the water; to plunge into war) 3) (d; …

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