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Synonyms for dunk
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dunk, dunk shot, stuff shot(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    stuff shot, dunk shot

  2. dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse(verb)

    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. dunk(verb)

    make a dunk shot, in basketball

    "He dunked the ball"

    Synonyms:
    douse, plunge, souse, dip

  4. dunk, dip(verb)

    dip into a liquid while eating

    "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce"

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dunk":

    cinch, soak

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How to use dunk in a sentence?

  1. Manu Ginobili:

    Its just a mouse with wings, when you cant dunk anymore, you have to find a way to make it into the news. So thats what I did. I grabbed a bat. I didnt think it was a big deal. Im going to be retiring soon if anybody has a pest problem.

  2. James Maravelias:

    If Joe Biden think that trade union support is a slam dunk, they are sorely mistaken, as for Joe Biden, I am not sure where Joe Biden is on these issues. Haven't seen Joe Biden a long time.

  3. Rian Whitton:

    That was quite a slam dunk, they scaled it very impressively and in a short period of time.

  4. 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.

  5. Brady Henderson:

    Not a slam dunk, but we’re confident that we can win on the federal court level.

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