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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Related to a small body in the solar system that glows brightly as it falls through the earth's atmosphere. Also: Sudden and temporary brilliance.

Usage examples (37)
  • Once she was discovered, that musician's career was meteoric.
  • meteoric shower
  • A meteoric rise to fame
  • That would be what you could call a meteoric rise! for more
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