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  • as inplummet
  • as inplunge
  • as intopple
  • as intumble
  • as indip
  • as indive
  • as indrop
  • as infall

synonyms for nose-diving

  • collapse
  • crash
  • decline
  • decrease
  • descend
  • dip
  • dive
  • drop
  • drop down
  • fall
  • nose-dive
  • plunge
  • sink
  • skid
  • tumble
  • downturn
  • dump
  • precipitate
  • stoop
  • swoop
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antonyms for nose-diving

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  • ascend
  • go up
  • grow
  • increase
  • raise
  • rise
  • shoot up
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How to use nose-diving in a sentence

His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Sympathising with its desires, Benjy changed his posture, and managed just to touch the nose of his enemy.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He walked first to one side, and then the other, rooting in the dirt with his funny, rubbery nose.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The girl began to hum, as she powdered her nose with a white glove, lying in a powder box.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Then Squinty would toss the apple up in the air, off his nose, and catch it as it came down.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Smoking was called drinking tobacco, as the fashionable method was to "put it through the nose" or exhale it through the nostrils.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
I have taken a violent dislike to more than one clever American man merely because he trailed his voice through his nose.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Her nose was high bridged, and straight to a point while the mouth below was small and tempting.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
To punish the habit, a Turk was seized and a pipe transfixed through his nose.
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