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intr.v. nose-dived or nose-dove (-dōv′), nose-dived, nose-div·ing, nose-dives
To perform a nosedive.
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Past participle: nose-dived
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1. To come to the ground suddenly and involuntarily:
Idiom: take a fall.
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