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Synonyms for dunk
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dunk, dunk shot, stuff shotverb

    a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket

    Synonyms:
    stuff shot, dunk shot

  2. dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douseverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    engulf, hit it up, dim, engross, dump, dowse, dive, duck, launch, sink, steep, immerse, souse, sop, soak, plunk, dip, put out, plunge, soak up, drench, douse, inebriate, absorb

  3. dunkverb

    make a dunk shot, in basketball

    "He dunked the ball"

    Synonyms:
    douse, plunge, souse, dip

  4. dunk, dipverb

    dip into a liquid while eating

    "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce"

    Synonyms:
    plunge, duck, douse, souse, dip, dim, sink

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  1. List of paraphrases for "dunk":

    cinch, soak

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How to use dunk in a sentence?

  1. John Larsen:

    We can't say for sure this will make it a slam dunk for EPA to do all the things they've got to do to get to the target, but it's got to make it easier.

  2. Brittney Griner:

    It was turning out to be such a great night. A dunk, won some money for a fan, had over 600 shoes brought in, it definitely didnt turn out that way at the end.

  3. Jamal Khashoggi:

    That's as close to a smoking gun or a slam dunk as you'll ever come, but you're never going use that terminology per se.

  4. Ada Hamosh:

    Sometimes it's a slam dunk where everyone has the same thing and you can party.

  5. Bette Davis, The Lonely Life, 1962:

    To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together.


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