plummet

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  • Then he dropped a small white object that fell like a plummet at her feet! Cited from Ruth Fielding at the War Front, by Alice B. Emerson
  • One can plummet several feet through an air pocket into open water.
  • Our plummet-lines are only too short; but they are growing longer. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 73, November, 1863, by Various
  • It was announced that one of the pair would be killed after plummeting to their death.
  • He cannot save him, and the car plummets three hundred feet down to the bottom of the lake.
  • However, with the end of the Cold War official interest once again plummeted.
  • The death rate for women giving birth plummeted in the 20th century in developed countries.
  • It never occurred to me that she was deep enough to drop a plummet in. Cited from The Whole Family, Howells et al.
  • Reaching for the control board, he sent his craft racing plummet-like toward the ground. Cited from Thuvia, Maid of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • The housing market plummeted and some people unable to sell their homes simply abandoned them.
  • Her strength failed, and she plummeted into the sea below.
  • These questions came up answerless, like deep-sea plummets where no bottom is. Cited from The Master of Appleby, by Francis Lynde
  • He steps off the edge, and plummets into the water below.
  • Once she had finished the first frame of the song, she plummeted from the tree to the ground.
  • The death rate for women giving birth plummeted in the 20th century.
  • His nature is so deep we can not fling plummet to its bottom. Cited from A Hero and Some Other Folks, by William A. Quayle
  • The country's entry into the war and plummeting book sales also had an effect.
  • Although some of his numbers plummeted from the previous season, he improved in other aspects of his game.
  • If the plummet came up clean, it meant the bottom was rock.
  • When he came to the surface, twenty feet away, both birds were over him and dropped like plummets on his head. Cited from Secret of the Woods, by William J. Long
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Meaning of plummet

  • verb Drop sharply
    The stock market plummeted