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synonyms for rocketing

  • ascend
  • climb
  • escalate
  • grow
  • lift
  • rise
  • sail
  • skyrocket
  • soar
  • take off
  • zoom
  • tower
  • go through the ceiling
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antonyms for rocketing

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  • decline
  • decrease
  • descend
  • diminish
  • drop
  • go down
  • lessen
  • lower
  • weaken
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How to use rocketing in a sentence

Wade tore loose a giant boulder and sent it rocketing into the heavens.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
The observations were extremely difficult because the ship was rocketing around the star in such a rapid orbit.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
Dry, rosiny spruce cones and needles rose like feathers high in air, to go rocketing away like sparks from a volcano.
ON THE YUKON TRAILROY J. SNELL
Asked me to be sure and bring her home a rocketing rabbit, because she'd heard they were very valuable.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 103, NOVEMBER 12, 1892VARIOUS
You're just in the mood for what Jan calls 'rocketing' and Garry's letter, of course, was the spark.
KENNYLEONA DALRYMPLE
That was all—no details of how his two mates had gone rocketing down somewhere behind the German lines probably to instant death.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
There're about twenty video men rocketing around out in the offices trying to get in and have us do some spot broadcasts.
PLAGUE SHIPANDRE NORTON
Brian's heart went out to the irresponsible penitent rocketing in song.
KENNYLEONA DALRYMPLE
And so with all their sky-flourishing and rocketing, which we look at as at a falling star; pretty, no doubt, but not in our way.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, OR NEW-YORK MONTHLY MAGAZINE, JUNE 1844VARIOUS
The rocketing ship had appeared over one observation station near Lake Ontario.
THE SEX LIFE OF THE GODSMICHAEL KNERR
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