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Plummets

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slumps, plunges, falls down, settles, descends, slips, drops, declines, topples, comes down, tumbles, lowers, slides, sinks, nose-dives, falls. plunges, pitches, dives, swoops, drops, falls.
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Correct spelling:
priesthood
Definition:
Office of a priest; order of priests.
Synonyms:
clergy (noun)
Holy Orders, ministry, monasticism.
Other synonyms:
bishopric, upper crust, choice, crème de la crème, archbishopric, abbess, cream, illuminati, prime, aristocracy, pink, canon, pick, archbishop, royalty, flower, pride, bishop, corps d'elite, best, archdeacon, fat, elect, cardinal, A-list, the Archbishop of Canterbury, abbot.
Examples of usage:
  1. His priesthood, I suppose, had risen in him like a great tide, and driven out all other emotions. - "Oddsfish!", Robert Hugh Benson.
  2. A thousand times have we seen it asserted in public prints and pamphlets, that, if the nobility and priesthood of France had stayed at home, their property never would have been confiscated. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.
  3. All that he had, in addition to his former surroundings, were a priesthood attached to the court, and a small army entirely at his own disposal. - "History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12)", G. Maspero.

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