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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THE parents of tragic ski hero Hayden Waller yesterday insisted his school was not to blame for him plunging to his death.
He drove halfway across before clambering over 8ft railings and plunging to his death.
A skydiver believed to have committed suicide told his ex-lover: "I love you" by text message before plunging to his death, it was reported today.
A MAN sent a text suicide message to his girlfriend before plunging to his death from flats.
DeMille's Cleopatra, Wilcox's film describes how Antinous willingly sacrificed himself, plunging to his death in the Nile in order to save the sick Hadrian's life.
THESE dramatic pictures show the moment gardai prevented a man plunging to his death with a noose around his neck yesterday.
A VIDEO of a graduate plunging to his death from a 70ft cliff was shown at an inquest yesterday.
EXTREME sports fan Lee Charity videoed himself accidentally plunging to his death when he was lifted 30ft up by a giant kite, an inquest heard.