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adjective as in rising

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Nationally, the number of Americans concerned that Ebola will shoot through the population is skyrocketing.

Of course many youngsters go uptown because, with rents skyrocketing downtown, it makes economic sense.

How hospitals and insurers are battling over the skyrocketing costs, with patients caught in the middle.

In 2011, Mahone traded in his cowboy hat for a trendy beanie, skyrocketing to viral fame through a series of YouTube music videos.

“Use of these products is skyrocketing and these poisonings will continue,” says Frieden.

They had received no increase for a year before the strike, notwithstanding the skyrocketing cost of living.

A final word on Dickens: the prices are skyrocketing because everyone loves him.

We must take control of the largest contributor to that inflation: skyrocketing hospital costs.

Tell it to the small businesses burdened by skyrocketing costs of insurance.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to skyrocketing, such as: ascending, climbing, growing, increasing, soaring, and spiraling.

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