plump down


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Verb1.plump down - drop heavily
drop - let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes"
2.plump down - set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into the sofa"
place down, put down, set down - cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; "set down your bags here"
References in classic literature ?
At the end of a very short leap they fall plump down and rot, having received from the souls out of which they came no beautiful wings.
'I won't be escorted.' And she sat plump down on the ground, folding her arms.
But you write in Workings that your advocacy of this new "personalism" (my word) does not "plump down squarely for a return to journeys of sensitive souls among the masterpieces." Why not?