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skyrocket

sky·rock·et

skyrocket

 
pronunciation:
skaI ra kiht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a firework that shoots high in the air before exploding in a shower of brilliant, colored sparks.
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: skyrocketed, skyrocketing, skyrockets
definition: to rise or cause to rise with the speed, suddenness, and height of a rocket.
His fame skyrocketed after his movie was released.
antonyms:
crash, plummet
similar words:
soar, zoom
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