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Word: plummet

Definition: fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.


Sentences Containing 'plummet'

Yet even then beyond the reach of any plummet--'out of the belly of hell'--when the whale grounded upon the ocean's utmost bones, even then, God heard the engulphed, repenting prophet when he cried.

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