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verb as in soar

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We said, if we basically pay you enough to do it at the same time consistently over and over again for a month, we’re going to see this skyrocket in terms of habit formation.

When a company that most people have written off more or less for dead suddenly sees its stock price skyrocket by nearly 180% for no apparent reason, it’s the kind of thing that catches one’s attention.

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Without a dedicated and proactive rescue force, campaigners fear, the death toll in the Mediterranean will skyrocket.

They endure further torment as rates of rape, domestic violence and early marriage skyrocket in times of crisis.

With an increase in opioid prescriptions starting in the early 2000s, overdoses in the U.S. began to skyrocket.

When he mentions a product on his show, its sales skyrocket.

And we are all paying the costs as obesity-related health-care expenses skyrocket.

But in none of his stories did Alger ever portray a tougher background or give it a bigger skyrocket finish.

This abortive attempt to make a skyrocket out of Lindsley's cabin wrought only good to Emilia at first.

A skyrocket moves in the same kind of a path, and so does a stone, a bullet, or any other object hurled through the air.

It had for some mysterious reason glibly identified as reaction burst into fragments and vanished in a skyrocket chaos.

The German submarine seemed to soar in the air like a skyrocket, and came down in a thousand pieces.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to skyrocket, such as: catapult, escalate, rise, rocket, shoot up, and zoom.

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