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sky·rock·et

skyrocket

 
pronunciation:
skaI ra kiht
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: an explosive that shoots high in the air before exploding in a shower of bright, colored sparks.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: skyrockets, skyrocketing, skyrocketed
definition: to rise or cause to rise with the speed, suddenness, and height of a rocket.
His fame skyrocketed after his movie was released.
similar words:
soar, zoom