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noun as in free fall

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Ratings for talent competitions like Idol, once viewership juggernauts, are plummeting.

Oh, and car sales, far from plummeting, have soared to levels not seen since 2007.

And then they deploy, plummeting to earth to kill a bunch of people who may or may not deserve it.

As a result, the deficit has been plummeting rapidly—in real terms, and as a percentage of gross domestic product.

A woman who lives on the 29th floor also would report seeing a plummeting body.

Birds sang in the trees while quail scurried across the road or took off in their short plummeting flights.

Don had a glimpse of Professor Garet's machine plummeting down in the midst of most of Superior's vehicular population.

Bending over he seized the first of the gleaming cubes and hurled it over the edge of the crater, saw it start plummeting down.

Undaunted, he tried again, and again it happened—the stone went plummeting.

"You'll see their power come plummeting to earth if I can work the machine," said John urgently.


On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plummeting, such as: abating, declining, null, diminishing, dropping, and dwindling.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.