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Synonyms for plumb

plumb the depths of something

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  • find
  • reach the nadir
  • reach the lowest possible level
  • reach rock bottom of

Synonyms for plumb

at right angles to the horizon or to level ground

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the metal bob of a plumb line

measure the depth of something

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weight with lead

examine thoroughly and in great depth

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adjust with a plumb line so as to make vertical

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exactly vertical

exactly

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The count and Simon galloped out of the wood and saw on their left a wolf which, softly swaying from side to side, was coming at a quiet lope farther to the left to the very place where they were standing.
As I did so I happened to glance out of one of the upper windows, and saw the maid with whom I had just been speaking running across the field in the direction of the cottage.
We approached the door; but suddenly a woman appeared out of the shadow and stood in the golden track of the lamp-light.
I burst out laughing, out of sympathy with her merriment; but Grant Munro stood staring, with his hand clutching his throat.
With two outs, Cuddyer stepped to the plate, and Shields struck him out looking to get out of the jam.
Outing is back," declared an article in the San Francisco Chronicle--that controversial practice from the 1980's whereby famous gay people would be dragged out of the closet kicking and screaming by some pissed-off gay journalist or ACT-UP member.
Two workers on the Hill have come into my house and heard the tape, and the first thing out of their mouths was, 'That's Ed Schrock.
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Starting pitcher John Lackey, pitching on three-days' rest, was replaced by Scot Shields with two outs in the sixth, and Shields got out of the inning.