plunge to (one's) death

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plunge to (one's) death

To fall from such a great height that one dies upon impact. The whole time we were on the rickety rope bridge, I couldn't help but think we were going to plunge to our death in the river far below.
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I thought former chief justice Hilario Davide's words - that a shift to federalism would be 'a lethal experiment, a fatal leap, a plunge to death, and a leap to hell' - was rather wordy.
You will board the eerie Westport House Express train ride, get into high 'spirits' on the swinging ship and the pedal Go Karts and take the plunge to death on the log flume water ride.
Under the heading Stunting Plane Crashes: 3 Killed and Girl Sees Her Father Plunge To Death, we learn that on the day before, 12-year-old Margaret Short, of Wenallt Lane, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, was watching a display of aerobatics when a singleengined, three-seater cabin Eagle monoplane crashed just yards from where she was standing.
You will board the eerie Westport House express train ride, get into high 'spirits' on the swinging ship and swan boats on the lake, have a devilish time on the cannonball run slide, and take the plunge to death on the log flume water ride.
Even more, what finally triggers Laurel's plunge to death is Luther's insistence that she has no place in Linden Hills without either a husband, who maintains residency in the subdivision, or children, who will inherit the property Luther's family leased for a thous and years to the Dumonts in 1903 (243-44).
Forrestal's plunge to death from the tower of the Navy Hospital at Bethesda, Md.
My position is: A shift to federalism is a lethal experiment, a fatal leap, a plunge to death, a leap to hell.
My position is: A shift to federalism is a lethal experiment, a fatal leap, a plunge to death, a leap to hell,' he told senators on the committee on constitutional amendments and revision of codes headed by Sen.