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English noun: skyrocket

1. skyrocket (communication) propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon


Broader (hypernym)visual signal

2. skyrocket (artifact) sends a firework display high into the sky


Broader (hypernym)firework, pyrotechnic

English verb: skyrocket

1. skyrocket (motion) shoot up abruptly, like a rocket

SamplesPrices skyrocketed.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise

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