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Plummet vs. Soar

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Plummet

Fall or drop straight down at high speed
A climber was killed when he plummeted 300 feet down an icy gully
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Soar

To rise or fly into the air
The startled hawk soared away.
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Plummet

A steep and rapid fall or drop
The bird has a circular display flight followed by an earthward plummet
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Soar

To maintain altitude without moving the wings or using an engine; glide.
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Plummet

A plumb or plumb line.
Jun 02, 2022
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Soar

To increase or improve suddenly above the normal or usual level
Sales soared. Our spirits soared.
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Plummet

See plumb bob.
Jun 02, 2022

Soar

The act of soaring.
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Plummet

Something that weighs down or oppresses; a burden.
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Soar

The altitude or scope attained in soaring.
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Plummet

To fall straight down; plunge.
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Soar

(intransitive) To fly high with little effort, like a bird.
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Plummet

To decline suddenly and steeply
Stock prices plummeted.
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Soar

To mount upward on wings, or as on wings, especially by gliding while employing rising air currents.
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Plummet

A piece of lead attached to a line, used in sounding the depth of water; a plumb bob or a plumb line.
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Soar

To remain aloft by means of a glider or other unpowered aircraft.
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Plummet

(archaic) Hence, any weight.
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Soar

To rise, especially rapidly or unusually high.
The pump prices soared into new heights as the strike continued.
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Plummet

(archaic) A piece of lead formerly used by schoolchildren to rule paper for writing (that is, to mark with rules, with lines).
Jun 02, 2022

Soar

(figuratively) To rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood.
Jun 02, 2022

Plummet

A violent or dramatic fall.
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Soar

The act of soaring.
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Plummet

(figuratively) A decline; a fall; a drop.
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Soar

An upward flight.
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Plummet

(intransitive) To drop swiftly, in a direct manner; to fall quickly.
After its ascent, the arrow plummeted to earth.
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Soar

To fly aloft, as a bird; to mount upward on wings, or as on wings.
When soars Gaul's vulture with his wings unfurled.
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Plummet

A piece of lead attached to a line, used in sounding the depth of water.
I'll sink him deeper than e'er plummet sounded.
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Soar

Fig.: To rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood.
Where the deep transported mind may soar.
Valor soars aboveWhat the world calls misfortune.
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Plummet

Hence, any weight.
Jun 02, 2022

Soar

To fly by wind power; to glide indefinitely without loss of altitude.
Jun 02, 2022

Plummet

A piece of lead formerly used by school children to rule paper for writing.
Jun 02, 2022

Soar

The act of soaring; upward flight.
This apparent soar of the hooded falcon.
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Plummet

The metal bob of a plumb line
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Soar

See 3d Sore.
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Plummet

Drop sharply;
The stock market plummeted
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Soar

See Sore, reddish brown.
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Soar

The act of rising upward into the air
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Soar

Rise rapidly;
The dollar soared against the yes
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Soar

Fly by means of a hang glider
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Soar

Fly upwards or high in the sky
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Soar

Go or move upward;
The stock market soared after the cease-fire was announced
Jun 02, 2022

Soar

Fly a plane without an engine
Jun 02, 2022

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