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Angels & Demons
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  • Lunging forward, he caught the ladder with his forearms to avoid plummeting to the bottom.
  • As he plummeted toward earth, there was a deep explosion somewhere above him.
  • As he plummeted toward earth, Robert Langdon felt something he had not experienced since his years on the high dive-the inexorable pull of gravity during a dead drop.
  • Plummeting downward, he braced for the bone-crushing collision.
  • The sky above Rome had been filled with sights tonight . a skyrocketing helicopter, an enormous explosion, and now this strange object that had plummeted into the churning waters of the Tiber River, directly off the shore of the river’s tiny island, Isola Tiberina.
  • For an instant the camerlegno was falling, plummeting toward hell, people screaming, flames engulfing him, stones and blood raining from the sky.

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  • The stock market plummeted
  • The car rolled down the hill and plummeted off the cliff.

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