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Another word for nose-dive

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Verb
  1. To come to the ground suddenly and involuntarily

      1. To pitch headlong; fall:
      2. To cause to fall or collapse; bring down:
      3. To fall suddenly, clumsily, or helplessly
      1. To lean forward as if on the point of falling; overbalance; totter
      2. To bring about the downfall, destruction, or ending of.
      3. To fall (over) because or as if top-heavy
      1. To come to the ground suddenly and involuntarily.
      2. To cause or allow (a rider, load, etc.) to fall off; throw off
      3. To run or fall out of a container or containment.
      1. To use a plunger to try to unblock (a drain, for example).
      2. To fall rapidly:
      3. To fall off or decline precipitously
      1. To plunge or toss with the bow and stern rising and falling abruptly
      2. To fix or set at a particular point, level, degree, etc.
      3. To fall or plunge headlong
      1. To drop or come down freely under the influence of gravity:
      2. To pass into a particular state, condition, or situation:
      3. To come forth as if by falling; issue:
      1. To fall; come down
      2. To cause to fall, as by wounding, killing, or hitting
      3. To fall in drops
  2. To undergo a sharp, rapid descent in value or price

      1. To pitch headlong; fall:
      2. To cause to fall or collapse; bring down:
      3. To fall suddenly, clumsily, or helplessly
      1. To sink or settle, as into mud or slush.
      2. To fall or sink heavily; collapse:
      3. To fall, sink, or collapse, esp. suddenly or heavily
      1. To move sideways in a turn because of insufficient banking. Used of an airplane.
      2. To slide without turning, as a wheel when skids or brakes are applied on a slippery surface
      3. (Informal) To fall or decline sharply:
      1. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
      2. To fall or lower oneself slowly, as from weakness or fatigue:
      3. To go down slowly; fall or descend gradually
      1. To use a plunger to try to unblock (a drain, for example).
      2. To fall rapidly:
      3. To fall off or decline precipitously
      1. To fall off or decline precipitously
      2. To fall or drop straight downward
      1. (--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
      2. To pass into a particular state, condition, or situation:
      3. To come forth as if by falling; issue:
      1. To fall; come down
      2. To cause to fall, as by wounding, killing, or hitting
      3. To fall in drops
      1. To go toward the bottom of a body of water:
      2. To fall head down through the air.
      3. (Sports) To exaggerate a fall in an attempt to induce a referee to call a penalty on an opponent.

Another word for nose-dive

Noun
  1. See also:

    fall