Pronunciation of Nose-Diving
/nˈə͡ʊzdˈa͡ɪvɪŋ/, /nˈə‍ʊzdˈa‍ɪvɪŋ/, /n_ˈəʊ_z_d_ˈaɪ_v_ɪ_ŋ/

Synonyms for nose-diving:

descending (verb)

declining, descending, dropping, falling, lowering, settling, sinking, sliding, slipping, toppling, tumbling, Plunging, Slumping, coming down, falling down, plummeting.

dip (verb)

bend, decline, disappear, droop, drop down, fade, fall, go down, incline, plummet, plunge, reach, recede, sag, set, settle, sheer, sink, skew, skid, slip, slope, slue, slump, spiral, subside, swoop, tilt, tumble, veer, verge, slant, nose-dive.

dive (verb)

dip, drop, duck, gutter, header, jump, leap, lunge, pitch, plumb, spring, submerge, vanish, vault, belly flop, go headfirst.

drop (verb)

abandon, bring down, cave in, collapse, depress, descend, dive, dump, fell, floor, flop, give up, ground, keel over, knock, loosen, lower, plump, release, relinquish, shed, shoot, slide, topple, unload.

fall (verb)

abate, backslide, break down, buckle, cascade, crash, decrease, depreciate, diminish, drag, dwindle, ease, ebb, flag, fold up, gravitate, hit the dirt, land, lapse, lessen, regress, relapse, spin, stumble, tip over, totter, trail, trip, wane, be precipitated, take a header.

plummet (verb)

downturn, precipitate, stoop.

plunge (verb)

career, cast, charge, dash, drive, fling, hurtle, immerse, keel, lurch, plunk, propel, rush, sound, submerse, tear, throw, thrust, Immerge, go whole hog, belly-flop, go the limit, shoot the works, take a flyer, throw oneself.

topple (verb)

capsize, falter, founder, lose it, oust, overbalance, overturn, stagger, teeter, turn over, unhorse, unseat, upset, knock down, do a pratfall, go belly up.

tumble (verb)

disarrange, disarray, disorder, disturb, down, flatten, jumble, knock over, level, roll, spill, toss, unsettle, mess up, bowl down, fall headlong, lose footing.

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