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meteoric

1. of, formed by, or relating to meteors
2. Rare of or relating to the weather; meteorological
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By selecting Monsun for Pride's first date in the breeding shed, her owners have added another feather to the cap of a stallion whose stock has risen meteorically in the last couple of seasons.
The band meteorically reached their peak when they headlined the final day at Glastonbury in Summer 1999.
Tom McCall's "visit-but-don't-stay" line in the late '70s, created the meteorically famous "Hugh Wetshoe" character for gift cards, books and calendars.
The level of interest in football has risen meteorically in the past few years and the desire for more information, more quickly has increased too.
He rose meteorically in stature, Hoddle preferring his man-trapping tackles to the nomadic ball- running of Steve McManaman.
If a civilian gets hold of some White House dirt that hits the papers four days later, his stock will rise meteorically.
In its fifth consecutive year of reporting, The "Black Book" has meteorically gained worldwide acceptance as the gold standard of comparing performance among vendors.
In the space of two years which he himself describes as "mad", Cuthbert has meteorically risen from obscurity to selection for this summer's Lions tour of Australia.
This recognition is especially significant today, when there is much public outcry about CEOs whose compensation is rising meteorically even as their companies falter.
According to latest figures from The Lawyer magazine, one of the profession's leading weekly publications, legal salaries have risen meteorically over the last year, with around 60 City lawyers now earning pounds 1 million or more.
The South African market imperative to realize energy savings and fulfill meteorically rising demand is headline news, illustrated by electricity supply company Eskom and the Central Energy Fund already making more than US $2 billion available to the private sector for this activity in the next 24 months.
The Scottish star, recently voted by Who fans as the best Doctor ever - surpassing even Tom Baker's idiosyncratic 1970s heyday - admitted that taking over the keys to the Tardis became an "all-consuming" whirlwind that caused his profile to rise meteorically.