How do you describe it when someone suddenly starts to do something with great enthusiasm, not necessarily displaying rational thinking? I need a verb that precedes a more specific infinitive or gerund. Like 'take to doing something'. Please offer a variety of options.

  • If you edit the question to tell us what the "something" is we might be better able to find the right words. Apr 13, 2021 at 22:32

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He plunged headlong into day trading.

She barreled ahead to start her company.

He precipitously took up bungee jumping.

Throwing caution to the winds, they ...

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