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 for nosedive
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  nosedive \nose"dive`\, nose-dive \nose"-dive`\v. i.
     To drop with the nose or front first, as of an airplane.
  
     Syn: nosedive.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nosedive
      n 1: a sudden sharp drop or rapid decline; "the stock took a
           nosedive"
      2: a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft [syn: dive, nose
         dive, nosedive]
      v 1: plunge nose first; drop with the nose or front first, of
           aircraft

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