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dive

verb [I] (MOVE DOWN)   /dɑɪv/ (past tense dived or dove  /doʊv/, past participle dived)
to jump head first into water, esp. with your arms held straight above your head, or to move down quickly through water or the air: Mark dove off the cliff into the ocean. Dolphins can dive to great depths. [+ to infinitive] The plane dived to avoid enemy aircraft fire.
(Definition of dive verb (MOVE DOWN) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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