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 for plunk
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plunk \Plunk\, v. t. [Imitative.] [Chiefly Colloq.]
     1. To pluck and release quickly (a musical string); to twang.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. To throw, push, drive heavily, plumply, or suddenly; as,
        to plunk down a dollar; also, to hit or strike.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     3. To be a truant from (school). [Scot.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plunk \Plunk\, v. i. [Chiefly Colloq.]
     1. To make a quick, hollow, metallic, or harsh sound, as by
        pulling hard on a taut string and quickly releasing it; of
        a raven, to croak.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. To drop or sink down suddenly or heavily; to plump.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     3. To play truant, or "hooky". [Scot.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plunk \Plunk\, n.
     1. Act or sound of plunking. [Colloq.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. [Slang]
        (a) A large sum of money. [Obs.]
        (b) A dollar. [U. S.]
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  plunk
      adv 1: with a short hollow thud; "plop came the ball down to the
             corner of the green" [syn: plop, plunk]
      n 1: a hollow twanging sound
      2: (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly [syn:
         plunk, plunker]
      v 1: make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves
           striking the ground [syn: clop, clump, clunk,
           plunk]
      2: set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise;
         "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into
         the sofa" [syn: plank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk,
         plump down, plunk down, plump]
      3: drop steeply; "the stock market plunged" [syn: dive,
         plunge, plunk]
      4: pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked
         the strings of his mandolin" [syn: pluck, plunk, pick]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  156 Moby Thesaurus words for "plunk":
     abruptly, bang, bash, bat, beating, belt, biff, blow, bonk, bump,
     cast, chink, chop, chuck, clap, click, clink, clip, clobber, clop,
     clout, clump, clunk, coldcock, crack, crump, cut, dash, deal,
     deal a blow, deck, dig, dint, dive, drop, drub, drubbing, drumming,
     dull thud, exactly, fall, fetch, fetch a blow, flick, fling, flump,
     flush, full, fusillade, hastily, hit, hit a clip, hurl,
     impetuously, impulsively, jab, kerplunk, knock, knock cold,
     knock down, knock out, let have it, lick, like a flash,
     like a thunderbolt, nose-dive, of a sudden, on short notice, pad,
     parachute, paste, pat, patter, pelt, pick, pitapat, pitch,
     pitter-patter, plank, plop, pluck, plumb, plummet, plump, plunge,
     point-blank, poke, pop, pounce, pounce on, pounce upon, pound,
     precipitantly, precipitately, precipitously, precisely, punch, rap,
     right, sharp, skin-dive, sky-dive, slam, slap, slog, slug, smack,
     smack-dab, smash, smite, snap, soak, sock, sound, spang, square,
     squarely, startlingly, stoop, straight, strike, strike at, stroke,
     strum, sudden, suddenly, surprisingly, swat, sweep the strings,
     swing, swipe, swoop, swoop down, take a header, tap, tattoo, throw,
     thrum, thrust, thud, thump, thwack, tick, tinkle, toss, tunk,
     twang, unawares, unexpectedly, wallop, whack, wham, whop,
     without notice, without warning, yerk
  
  

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