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verb as in shoot up

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The only thought rocketing through her mind was: “I cannot believe this is happening—I am an Olympic participant, too!”

The social network made a huge splash with its IPO today, rocketing above its initial share price.

So the story currently rocketing around the Israeli and broader Jewish media is, as they say, a nothing-burger.

Nagle heard of one guy who got slammed in the stomach by a bowling ball that came rocketing out the back of the truck.

They were about doctors willing to go on hunger strike, sky-rocketing cottage cheese prices, and the Arab Spring.

Wade tore loose a giant boulder and sent it rocketing into the heavens.

The observations were extremely difficult because the ship was rocketing around the star in such a rapid orbit.

Dry, rosiny spruce cones and needles rose like feathers high in air, to go rocketing away like sparks from a volcano.

Asked me to be sure and bring her home a rocketing rabbit, because she'd heard they were very valuable.

You're just in the mood for what Jan calls 'rocketing' and Garry's letter, of course, was the spark.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rocketing, such as: take off, sail, escalate, rise, ascend, and zoom.

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