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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sends a firework display high into the sky; Propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon v. - Shoot up abruptly, like a rocket.

Usage examples (31)
  • The thought that without this site my productivity at work will skyrocket is cold comfort.
  • SanDisk assures us that the price will not skyrocket, which is a relief.
  • Instead of spending, they are saving because they have no confidence that tomorrow's interest rates will not again skyrocket.
  • OpEdNews - Quicklink: Windows worm numbers 'skyrocket' for more
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