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.
See also: death, plunge
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It's a stragedy which gripped and horrified the nation - an experienced skydiver plunges to his death in mysterious circumstances.
MAN PLUNGES TO HIS DEATH AT UHW: A man has plunged to his death from the top floor of a hospital car park.
His pal screams at him to stop but he plunges to his death.