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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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When, last February, Mighty Geitner revealed a much-anticipated outline of his super plan, the vagueness of the proposal (it was during that phase of the moon) sent the stock market plunging and the general public plotzing.
By contrast, Alfred-Edouard Lepere's 1852 version, which secured him a Rome Prize in 1852, is best described as a naked man plotzing on a heap of quasi-Hellenic studio props.