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English noun: plummet

1. plummet (artifact) the metal bob of a plumb line

Synonymsplumb, plumb bob

Broader (hypernym)bob

Part meronymperpendicular, plumb line

English verb: plummet

1. plummet (motion) drop sharply

SamplesThe stock market plummeted.

ExamplesThe stock market is going to plummet


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)drop

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