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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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The big news to come out of the documentary however was the revelation that Erving, the first and only man who has ever jumped from the foul line to dunk a basketball is still doing it at his advanced age.
Shannon Brown left a trail of hapless victims on his way to his selection Monday to the NBA's dunk contest.
Just which is the best biscuit to dunk in your cuppa?
Green, the only Celtic scheduled to take part in any All-Star weekend event, won't disclose what kind of dunks he has planned.
McDonald's All American Candace Parker dunked her way into history tonight, becoming the first woman to win a major slam dunk contest.
If you dunk too much the whole biscuit disintegrates.
PHOENIX -- The world famous Harlem Globetrotters held their sixth annual player draft today, selecting 2012 College Slam Dunk Champion James Justice of Martin Methodist College, three-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt,and Iesha Davis, sister of likely #1 overall NBA Draft pick Anthony Davis.
1 -- 2 -- color) Shannon Brown's Lakers teammates can't stop talking about Brown's dunks, such as an alley-oop against Utah on Wednesday, below.
College Slam Dunk Contest has become hotbed for finding Globetrotter high-flyers
com/story/gameon/2013/03/02/lebron-james-dunk-contest-magic-johnson-1-million-miami-heat-nba/1958707/) $1 million to participate in the 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest.
While the games were great, the highlight of the afternoon was the slam dunk competition at halftime of the boys' game.
The widely-documented feat is listed on several sports and fan sites as one of the greatest dunks of all times - garnering Air Up There a spot among top NBA and streetball stars.
Evans had one of the more unique dunks of the night, by sailing over a placard for a one-handed jam and revealing a poster of himself performing the dunk underneath.
Russell Westbrook said he only watches highlights of his dunks on YouTube when someone else pulls up the Web site and asks him to come take a look.
Dunks then will alternate until each player has completed two.