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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of plummet.

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Examples

  • They recall, for example, how the value of the Halston label plummeted in the early 1980s after the designer tried to sell his fashions through JCPenney.

    Highbrow Goes Lowbrow

  • Lamps dismounted from their tables at the slightest touch; pictures plummeted from the wall, the glass in their frames shattering, whenever anyone walked past them.

    Poor Devil

  • If we had just waited, listened calmly while strange shaped ships plummeted from the sky spewing garbled language of conquest.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- For the last 25 years, Gene Fields has pondered the fate of his crew mates aboard a AC-130A that plummeted from the skies in flames over Laos in 1970.

    Harris, Stephen W.

  • However, by the time they reach Higher level, the pass rate in English plummeted to 68.1 per cent and in maths to 72.1 per cent.

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  • Online retailer Amazon's user ratings for the long-awaited EA Maxis PC title plummeted to a single star, largely based on negative reviews of the DRM, which one user called ...

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  • -- trucks carrying commercial and humanitarian supplies into Gaza have "plummeted" - from around 250 a day pre-crisis to a maximum of 45 a day or less;

    Gaza Under Siege

  • I just found out that the economic index that measures how service workers are doing recently plummeted, which is the reason the Dow tanked today.

    February 6, 2008

  • The voice was occasionally the butt of some musical humor, as comedic roles emphasized wide swings within the voice range and sometimes farcical stammering, usually ending with a phrase that plummeted to the very lowest possible note.

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  • All of a sudden, our ROI on that keyword plummeted as a result.

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