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Skyrocket   Listen
verb
skyrocket  v. i.  To rise rapidly; usually used figuratively, as of prices.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Skyrocket" Quotes from Famous Books



... sprawling across the way, then a half-sweet, half-shrill call, like a bird's, at which the keeper's children scattered themselves like a brood of scared chickens, and now a rush, and a gray pony shooting suddenly into the air and coming down on the other side of the gate, as if he were a new kind of skyrocket. ...
— Vixen, Volume I. • M. E. Braddon

... Bill, "I've stood by you without batting an eye in earthquakes, fire, and flood—in poker games, dynamite outrages, police raids, train robberies, and cyclones. I never lost my nerve yet till we kidnapped that two-legged skyrocket of a kid. He's got me going. You won't leave me long with him, ...
— Short Stories for English Courses • Various (Rosa M. R. Mikels ed.)



Words linked to "Skyrocket" :   pyrotechnic, uprise, rise, lift, visual signal, move up, go up, come up



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