It is a sweet sentiment, and hints at goateed depths we have yet to plumb.
She believes her illness has bestowed on her a single-mindedness that causes her to plumb the same waters again and again.
In the “just plumb crazy” class, I put the business of his chaining his mug to the radiator to prevent its being stolen.
He has no redeeming or (even complicating) qualities—no depths to plumb, no angles to survey, no gray areas to explore.
Her companions stuck to the side of the road, but Suu Kyi walked into the middle, plumb in the line of fire.
"Yo' has plumb nerve to tackle a hold-up under them circumstances," he observed.
He'll be plumb stoop-shouldered if he don't hurry up and get the new kicked off of 'em.
If she had been plumb sure she was right she'd have got mad, but she didn't.
It is the vertebra which steadies him plumb up to a positive perpendicular.
Come to think of it, too, that picture shore looks a lot like Missis Rucker in the face, bein' plumb haughty an' commandin'.'
"lead hung on a string to show the vertical line," early 14c., from Old French *plombe, plomee "sounding lead," and directly from Late Latin *plumba, originally plural of Latin plumbum "lead (the metal), lead ball; pipe; pencil," a word of unknown origin, related to Greek molybdos "lead" (dialectal bolimos) and perhaps from an extinct Mediterranean language, perhaps Iberian.
"perpendicular, vertical," mid-15c., from plumb (n.). The notion of "exact measurement" led to extended sense of "completely, downright" (1748), sometimes spelled plump, plum, or plunk.
Completely; entirely; stone: What he said was plumb silly
[1748+; fr notions of exact extent and precision associated with the plumb bob or sailor's plumb line (for measuring depth of water), ultimately fr Latin plumbum, ''lead'']