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Synonyms for dunk

to plunge briefly in or into a liquid

the act of swimming

Synonyms for dunk

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

immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate

make a dunk shot, in basketball

dip into a liquid while eating


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I figured at my size if I was able to get it, it would be a great dunk.
The father of the Cleveland Cavaliers' big man, Larry Nance, won the first-ever slam dunk contest in 1984 as a member of the Phoenix Suns.
Well, it seemed to be no coincidence the Magic made a massive comeback shortly after the Bulls caught up in the glare of Denzel's dunk.
Inspired by Dunk, Albion attempted to channel their inner Boro with five clean sheets on the bounce in April and March followed by a couple more last month in the maulings of West London neighbours QPR and Fulham.
Clips of many of Brown's best dunks are available on the site, including his soaring dunk over Moore.
Green won the slam dunk contest at the 2005 McDonald's All-America High School Game, then watched some, but not all, of last year's NBA Slam Dunk Contest on television.
Unfortunately, this year there was no air jousting, but there was the dunk tank
The airline has said that Slam Dunk One is emblazoned with an NBA basketball going through a hoop on the forward portion of the fuselage.
THE world is divided between those who consider it indescribably naff to dunk a biscuit in their cup pa and those who are dunking addicts.
For many basketball fans the slam dunk is the most exciting and entertaining play in sports.
Nancy Dunk, the safety group co-ordinator with the Employers' Advocacy Council, says the demands being placed on today's workforce need to be recognized and understood by employers in order to maintain productivity.
So, as you prepare for your important board meeting in that critical power struggle, ensure you are fully armed with the most important item a corporate executive could hope for - the mid-morning dunk.
BRIGHTON Ryan Bruno Duffy Dunk Suttner Knockaert Propper Stephens March Gross Murray "First and foremost I am a defender and you have to have some toughness about you to do that," said Dunk, who then highlighted the impressive recent progress of Solly March - another local boy - on the left wing.
Lervin Flores jumped over Renato Ular, host Andrei Felix, and judge Empoy Marquez and hammered the tomahawk dunk to win the Slam Dunk contest in the 2017 NCAA All-Star Friday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.