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free fall

noun as in rapid decline or descent

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Huawei's latest Q4 2020 numbers show its phone sales in free fall, dropping 42 percent year-over-year.

One of the largest contributors to GDP, tourism accounts for more than 8% of Mexico’s economic output and provides millions of jobs, but as international travel plummets thanks to the pandemic, the industry is in free fall.

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The value of one of the world’s most valuable cryptocurrencies is crashing and a recently filed SEC complaint is at the root of the free fall.

Over the course of 2020, FiveThirtyEight’s visual journalists covered a historic election, an unprecedented year in sports, a raging pandemic and an economy in free fall.

Clouds moving in should keep the free fall from continuing, but some colder spots could hit the low 20s or so.

She had supported Stern when his own career had first been in gestation and then later in free-fall.

Jackson Jr., son of the legendary minister, won reelection in November despite a career and personal life in seeming free-fall.

Riding a warg, the Pale Orc watches as the company awaits their free-fall into death.

She went into position one without prompting as they jumped and began to free-fall.

I managed to get the gravity turned off and gave them a lesson in free-fall fighting.

Tom couldn't even go into free-fall for ten minutes without getting sick all over the place.

For the first eight hours of free fall, after the engines had cut out, Tom was violently ill.

There was a moment of free-fall, then the drive engine came on and the grav-field equilibrated.

He knew there would be fifty seconds of free-fall before the rockets fired again.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to free fall, such as: collapse, decline, dive, drop, nosedive, and plummet.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.