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1. plummet

verb. ['ˈplʌmət'] drop sharply.

Synonyms

  • plump

Antonyms

  • parallel
  • oblique

Etymology

  • plommet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Plummet

  • summit

Sentences with plummet


1. Verb, base form
When the sugar is used up, your insulin level will plummet and you will experience fatigue.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This is especially true if where you live is subject to temperatures that soar and plummet.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Temperatures plummet well below 0 degrees Fahrenheit.

Quotes about plummet


1. Nobody knows anything. I deal with people in all walks of life, some of whom should have some idea of what they're doing. And they're all clueless. It's astonishing that any bridges stay up, or that planes don't constantly plummet from the sky. It's heartening, in a strange way.
- Peter York

2. plummet

noun. ['ˈplʌmət'] the metal bob of a plumb line.

Synonyms

  • bob
  • plumb
  • perpendicular
  • plumb line

Antonyms

  • unburden
  • horizontal
  • inclined
  • gradual

Etymology

  • plommet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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