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plotz

(plɒts)
vb
to set down abruptlyto faint, collapse, or explode

plotz

(plɒts)

v.i. Slang.
to collapse or faint, as from surprise, excitement, or exhaustion.
[1940–45, Amer.; < Yiddish platsn literally, to crack, split, burst < Middle High German blatzen, platzen]
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A third telegram arrives: Again the death of the aunt from Liverpool is reported, and she promptly plotzes.
Ultimately refereeing this rather too clearly drawn battle between the Team for Art and All Things Good and the Team for Commerce and All Things Bad is Maynard's daughter Sara (Maria Thayer), who inherits the family business after dad plotzes at the end of act one before he can announce his decision on the question of succession.