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to fall quickly from a high position; to (cause someone or something to) fall suddenly and often a long way down or into something ลดลงอย่างเร็ว (เช่น ราคา, อุณหภูมิ) พุ่งไปข้างหน้า 

Temperatures will continue to plunge in most parts of the country and more heavy rainstorms are likely over the southern region during the next few days.

Stock markets in Japan plunged again yesterday for the third consecutive day, with the Nikkei shedding 10.5% to close at 8,605.15.

Authorities have begun inspecting vehicles at petrol stations following Sunday's fatal accident in which an uncertified gas-powered van plunged from an elevated expressway and burst into flames, resulting in the deaths of nine people.

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