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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:

    cinch, soak

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  1. dunk

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