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ˈplʌm ɪtplum·met

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  1. plummetverb

    To drop swiftly, in a direct manner; to fall quickly.

    I'll sink him deeper than e'er plummet sounded. -Shak.

    drop, dive, fall

    rocket, ascend, soar, rise, skyrocket

Princeton's WordNet

  1. plumb bob, plumb, plummetverb

    the metal bob of a plumb line

    plumb, plumb bob

  2. plummet, plumpverb

    drop sharply

    "The stock market plummeted"

    go, plank, fat, fatten, plunk down, plop, fill out, plump, fatten up, plunk, plonk, fatten out, flesh out, plump out, plump down, flump

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  1. Helen Keller:

    Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. 'Light Give me light' was the wordless cry of my soul, and the light of love shone on me in that very hour.

  2. Robin Murray:

    Personally, I think it's much more important that people are educated, tobacco is legal, but we've seen the consumption plummet because there's been a sustained educational campaign.

  3. Alexander MacDonald:

    With an ‘ interstate for electrons ’, renewable energy could be delivered anywhere in the country while emissions plummet, an HVDC grid would create a national electricity market in which all types of generation, including low-carbon sources, compete on a cost basis. The surprise was how dominant wind and solar could be.

  4. Bruce Aylward:

    These results come at a critically important time, reminding us that while Ebola case numbers continue to plummet, Ebola survivors and their families continue to struggle with the effects of the disease, this study provides further evidence that survivors need continued, substantial support for the next six to 12 months to meet these challenges and to ensure their partners are not exposed to potential virus.

  5. Ashish Jha:

    Case numbers will plummet. We may not be at herd immunity, we'll see little outbreaks here and there but life will begin to really get back to normal.

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    An antonym of "spellbound"
    • A. disenchanted
    • B. fascinated
    • C. transfixed
    • D. mesmerized

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