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adjective as in brief, sudden

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In the next two years, Thiel’s Roth reached new heights, reflecting Facebook’s meteoric rise.

It would have been nearly impossible for anyone to sustain such meteoric highs.

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With the meteoric ascendance of the knowledge economy, colleges and universities have become financial titans in urban centers.

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More important, after one of the most meteoric rises in culinary history, and before the coronavirus pandemic shattered the restaurant industry, Skenes plotted a change in direction.

Ahead of the North American release of Mugen Train, here’s everything to know about Demon Slayer, the author-illustrator behind it and the meteoric success of the manga, television series and film.

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The officer who served with Pounding said that when he first met him, “he was well-respected and he was on a meteoric rise.”

Fueled by atrocity and a blitzkrieg of gains in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State has enjoyed a meteoric climb to notoriety.

But don't be fooled by the brash on-the-street demeanor and meteoric rise in popularity.

Despite the criticism, Tesla has continued its meteoric rise.

The establishment and meteoric rise of Shas in Israeli politics came largely in response to this reality.

There was not one of us who did not consider this meteoric display prophetic.

Perhaps she stood too near him, perhaps she was too young to draw the lesson that we of to-day draw from his meteoric career.

Meteoric stones have generally a broken, irregular surface, coated with a thin black crust, like varnish.

Another enormous mass of meteoric iron was found in South America, about the year 1788.

Meteoric stones have fallen in all climates, in every part of the earth, at all seasons, in the night and in the day.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to meteoric, such as: dazzling, ephemeral, flashing, fleeting, momentary, and overnight.

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