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See definition of nose-diving on Dictionary.com
  • 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
On this page you'll find 342 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nose-diving, such as: collapse, crash, decline, decrease, descend, and dip.

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

We narrowly missed nose-diving into a chalk pit on the way, the so-called road being nothing but a rutty track.
FANNY GOES TO WARPAT BEAUCHAMP
Himmelman had opened fire while nose-diving at terrific speed.
DASTRAL OF THE FLYING CORPSROWLAND WALKER
It came nose-diving down out of a cloud, shaking its tail, and giving me a regular shower-bath of bullets—the usual Fokker trick.
MANY FRONTSLEWIS R. FREEMAN
The Old Guard was good to stabilize a nose-diving economy and a disintegrating body politic.
AFTER THE RAINSAM VAKNIN
There was no getting away from the swallows; they were nose-diving to a bird.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 159, JULY 14TH, 1920VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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