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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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Sales of the dunking sub-brand, which joined the portfolio in February, have "been insignificant", Northern Foods spokesman Andrew Hanson said.
The biscuit manufacturers will give away two million biscuits to encourage people to try dunking and reveal the nation's favourite dunking biscuit.
No matter what your dunking preference, Oreo Cakesters come in four delicious varieties including ALL NEW Double Stuf Oreo Cakesters with double the soft Oreo creme sandwiched between two luscious chocolate cakes.
dunking the biscuit at an angle so only one side gets wet.
Carter will often attempt a "windmill," where he brings the ball to his waist and raises it back up in a circular motion before dunking.
Greg Speirs' Lithuanian Slam Dunking Skeleton rallied the 1992 Lithuanian Men's Olympic Basketball Team to a bronze medal victory in the Barcelona Summer Olympics and generated huge funds which the artist readily donated.
In 2004, physicist Dr Len Fisher, research fellow at Bristol University, established eight seconds as the ideal dunking time for a digestive and used laws of physics to forecast a maximum possible dunking time of 14 to 20 seconds.
Brown's dunking skills have netted him headlines and Internet fame, but he understands there's so much more to being a successful NBA player.
Bolt's raw leaping ability has caught the Globetrotters' eye, and the team's interest has been piqued after seeing online videos of Bolt dunking.
I just like dunking a lot because it gets me energized,'' Phillips said.
A formula for dunking biscuits in tea that avoids soaking chunks dropping into the cuppa was disclosed yesterday by British scientists.
Back to dunking and I have a question about social niceties.
The history of dunking stretches back to Roman times and the word biscuit is derived from Latin meaning twice baked.
Fans in attendance will be invited to show their support by dunking a ball into mini-basketball hoops that will be passed around the arena.