PLUMMET in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PLUMMET
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plummet
 v.  fall straight down; plunge; decline suddenly and steeply
Classic Sentence:
1  Light as it was, I heard it fall like a plummet.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIII
2  On the surface there was not visible so much as that quiver, that trembling, those obscure concentric circles which announce that something has fallen in, and that the plummet may be dropped.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—TWO MEN IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND
3  Nevertheless, Javert dropped a few questions, like plummets, into Thenardier's history.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—WHICH EXPLAINS HOW JAVERT GOT ON THE SCENT
Example Sentence:
1  Stock prices plummet as Wall Street reacts to the crisis in the economy.
2  House prices have plummeted in this area.
3  House prices have plummeted in recent months.
4  In Tokyo share prices have plummeted for the sixth successive day.
5  In 1998, he was lucky to survive when his balloon plummeted into the sea.
6  The share of people asking Google about faulty passwords, email spam and computer viruses has plummeted since 2004, when the first data are available.