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nose dive

[ nohz-dahyv ]SEE DEFINITION OF nose dive

Synonyms for nose dive

  • descent
  • dive
  • fall
  • jump
  • spree
  • duck
  • dunk
  • immersion
  • investment
  • submergence
  • submersion
  • swoop
  • venture
  • belly flop
  • high dive
  • nose-dive
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Antonyms for nose dive

  • ascent
  • rise
  • increase
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NOSE DIVE

At first sight it seemed as if the Hun were executing a nose dive.

We were almost sure that was no atmosphere there—which meant we'd nose dive into the rocks at five thousand miles an hour.

We saw the German's machine dip over preparatory to starting the nose dive.

They sent the Stuka into a nose dive, spewing bombs to lighten their load, but they were not fast enough.

I am going to put the thing into a nose dive and let the glider go down itself.

There was a sudden swerve that ended in a nose dive, straight toward Venus seven miles below.

The big dirigibles also made a nose dive, and turned loose with its machine guns.

With the utmost difficulty Alfred succeeded in preventing her from taking a nose dive into the sea.

The doctor's untrammelled thoughts began to climb high, spin, nose dive and loop the loop.

By skillful manipulation of the controls, he changed the movement into a nose dive.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NOSE DIVE

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verbdepreciate

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noundescent; lowering
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