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We got our feet wet, literally, with Hike Maui and guide Gail Rice, who led us through gushing streambeds and ultimately to a plunge into a waterfall-fed pool.
A MAUI VACATION IN THREE ACTSALEX PULASKIFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That’s why diamonds form after carbon takes a plunge inside Earth.
DIAMOND HOLDS UP AT PRESSURES MORE THAN FIVE TIMES THOSE IN EARTH’S COREEMILY CONOVERJANUARY 27, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The rapid plunge has triggered all kinds of warnings about how low it could go.
BITCOIN BOMBS LOWER, TOUCHING THE DREADED $30,000 RANGEBERNHARD WARNERJANUARY 22, 2021FORTUNE
We already saw air pollution plunge in San Diego when stay-at-home orders were fresh and feared.
SAN DIEGO’S CLIMATE CHALLENGES WILL STILL BE HERE IN 2021 – AND BEYONDMACKENZIE ELMERJANUARY 1, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Indeed, after a record-fast plunge into a bear market in March, stocks have managed to completely recover and are currently trading around all-time highs, up 14% for the year at Tuesday’s close.
‘SANTA CLAUS’ RALLY COULD TAKE STOCKS HIGHER, EVEN AFTER AN ‘UNBELIEVABLE’ YEARANNE SRADERSDECEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
Completely horizontal, it fell like a skydiver—a position designed to increase the spacecraft’s surface area—and air resistance—to slow the plunge.
SPACEX’S STARSHIP FLIES, BELLY FLOPS, AND BURSTS INTO FLAMESCHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
We met like hostile bulls, and wonder not that we should plunge at once upon each other's horns!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
To elucidate this it is necessary to plunge into the jungle of pure economic theory.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
But the sailors plunge into the very fire itself; entering the houses, they strive to rescue the contents until the roofs fall in.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PLUNGE

  • decrease
  • descent
  • deterioration
  • dip
  • dive
  • downfall
  • downslide
  • downswing
  • downturn
  • drop
  • fall
  • falling-off
  • falloff
  • nosedive
  • plunge
  • skid
  • slide
  • slump
  • tumble
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