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plummeting

See definition of plummeting on Dictionary.com
  • as inlessening
  • as indescent
  • as infree fall

synonyms for plummeting

  • abating
  • declining
  • diminishing
  • dropping
  • dwindling
  • ebbing
  • lightening
  • lowering
  • moderating
  • narrowing
  • plunging
  • quieting
  • sagging
  • shrinking
  • sinking
  • slackening
  • slowing
  • slumping
  • softening
  • subsiding
  • waning
  • wasting
  • weakening
  • dying down
  • fading away
  • losing momentum
  • shriveling up
  • wearing down
  • wearing off
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How to use plummeting in a sentence

Birds sang in the trees while quail scurried across the road or took off in their short plummeting flights.
TICKTOCK AND JIMKEITH ROBERTSON
Don had a glimpse of Professor Garet's machine plummeting down in the midst of most of Superior's vehicular population.
AND THEN THE TOWN TOOK OFFRICHARD WILSON
Bending over he seized the first of the gleaming cubes and hurled it over the edge of the crater, saw it start plummeting down.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, AUGUST 1930VARIOUS
Undaunted, he tried again, and again it happened—the stone went plummeting.
THE BEGINNINGHENRY HASSE
"You'll see their power come plummeting to earth if I can work the machine," said John urgently.
THE BUTTONED SKYGEOFF ST. REYNARD
Chow, Doc, and the girls watched his plummeting figure fade from view.
TOM SWIFT AND THE ELECTRONIC HYDROLUNGVICTOR APPLETON
Sally saw something which glittered come plummeting toward the ground, unsupported.
SPACE TUGMURRAY LEINSTER
The thunder of the rockets increased and the mighty ship quivered as its plummeting descent was checked slightly.
THE SPACE PIONEERSCAREY ROCKWELL
Jonner recoiled, only his webbed safety belt preventing him from plummeting from the control chair.
ATOM DRIVECHARLES LOUIS FONTENAY
Edward squirmed in his arms, nearly plummeting to the hard stone floor.
SOMEONE COMES TO TOWN, SOMEONE LEAVES TOWNCORY DOCTOROW
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