The white working class is “plummeting” as a share of voters, said Teixeira, replaced by white college graduates and minorities.
A woman who lives on the 29th floor also would report seeing a plummeting body.
Public support for both the Bush administration and the war in Iraq was plummeting.
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And then they deploy, plummeting to earth to kill a bunch of people who may or may not deserve it.
Chow, Doc, and the girls watched his plummeting figure fade from view.
He watched the plummeting body—and gasped with consternation, for less than ten feet above the pavement, Albert abruptly vanished!
The thunder of the rockets increased and the mighty ship quivered as its plummeting descent was checked slightly.
Jonner recoiled, only his webbed safety belt preventing him from plummeting from the control chair.
She felt like a bird in flight suddenly struck by an arrow and plummeting to earth.
late 14c., "ball of lead, plumb of a bob-line," from Old French plomet "graphite, lead; plummet, sounding lead," diminutive of plom "sounding lead" (see plumb (n.)).
1620s, "to fathom, take soundings," from plummet (n.). Meaning "to fall rapidly" first recorded 1933, perhaps originally among aviators. Related: Plummeted; plummeting.