Antonyms for nose-dived

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He nose-dived for his own lines and Tam glared down after him.

With his left arm disabled and three fingers shot off his right hand, and his engine out of action, he nose-dived to the ground.

It seems that he attempted too sharp a turn, lost flying speed, side-slipped, and nose-dived.

Straight it flew, but missed the target by a scant inch and nose-dived into a hillock.

I put a drum into him at close range an' the puir feller side-slippit an' nose-dived.

A' spiraled up and A' nose-dived doon, and she stayed wi' me closer than a sister.