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verb as in fall hard and fast

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But when the event approached, her blood pressure had plummeted, leaving her incapacitated.

State funding for public colleges and universities has plummeted, decreasing by 40 percent across the country since 1980.

The most preventable cause of death—smoking—has plummeted among Americans in recent years.

Application rates have soared and admissions rates have plummeted.

Firearm violence plummeted 68 percent in Boston in 1995, the year Ceasefire was implemented across the city.

Between the cars that plummeted 191 feet to the sea and the people drowned in the trains, the deaths were mounting.

Even when the price had plummeted to a penny a pound the planters were not discouraged from planting.

The bottle fell like a stone, plummeted straight down and crashed into a million fragments on the floor of the satellite.

There was a soft rush of wings as a great dark owl plummeted to earth and struck talons into the brown fur.

Instantly Hanlon could feel the surge of acceleration as the great ship he was riding plummeted planetward.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plummeted, such as: plunge, crash, collapse, tumble, dive, and drop.

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