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Not

A common signal for an opposite is the word not.

  • The value of the stock was definitely not going up. It wasn't even staying the same. In fact, it was plummeting.

    If the stock value was not going up and it wasn't staying the same, then plummeting must mean going down or falling. Plummeting means “falling very quickly.”


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