4. Motion with reference to direction
[Motion upwards] Ascent.
rocket, lark; sky rocket, sky lark; Alpine Club.
[Verbs] ascend, rise, mount, arise, uprise; go up, get up, work one's way up, start up; shoot up, go into orbit; aspire.
climb, clamber, ramp, scramble, escalade, surmount; scale, scale the heights.
go aloft, fly aloft; tower, soar, take off, spring up; hover, spire, plane, swim, float, surge; leap [more].