Synonyms for Plummet:
n.decrease, shrink, diminish, dwindle. •fall (noun)
plumb, plumb bob, plump.
fall, settle, slump, slip, decline, go down, drop, plunge, descend, sink, fall down, pitch, tumble, topple, come down, lower, slide.
descend, sink, tumble, dive, decline, skid, swoop, plunge, drop, decrease, fall.
dive, pitch, swoop.
Usage examples for plummet
In the conversation which followed, old Jombatiste, exploring at last Cousin Tryphena's mind, leaned giddily over the abyss of her ignorance of political economy and sociology, dropping one exploring plummet after another into its depths, only to find them fathomless. – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield