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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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Since 2003, both trade and Turkey's support to indigenous people in Sub-Saharan Africa has risen meteorically.
2) This is not to say that international law in these fields has not adapted or developed at all, but why has it been so sluggish in these areas of paramount concern when it has demonstrated the capacity to develop quite meteorically with respect to other issues?
Since then the quantity of money moving within the system has increased many folds causing the prices to rise meteorically as ever-increasing quantity of dollars is chasing a limited quantity of goods and services.
Neuheisel: It's an interesting time for Oregon because they have built so much and their expectation level has gone so meteorically high that I think there's a little bit of a risk of plateauing.
Few academic careers have proceeded quite so meteorically as Martin Hagglund's.
22, the starlet's status is set to rise meteorically when she reprises her role as Primrose Everdeen in the highly anticipated Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire.
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.
Latch," the debut single from Disclosure's in progress album for PMR and their first track with proper sung verses, hits most meteorically when one-off guest vocalist Sam Smith shrieks the chorus, his voice flying in superhuman duet with Disclosure's wonkiest bass.
In this rip-roaringly paranoid, critical fantasia by way of The Da Vinci Code, we follow not Robert Langdon but one Quentin Meillassoux--a youngish and meteorically successful student of Alain Badiou's and professor at L'Ecole Nornaale Superieure in Paris--as he pursues the book's subeponymous English professor and symbologist at the close of the nineteenth century, tracking the poet Stephane Mallarme through his famous 1897 ode to chance and the arbitrariness of the linguistic sign, Un Coup de des jarnais n'abolira le hasard (A Throw of the Dice Will Never Abolish Chance).
Concentrations of the newer, ozone-friendly gases, known as hydroflurocarbons, or HFCs, are also rising meteorically, because industrialized countries began switching to them a decade ago.
A small- time civil contractor till 2007, Agrawal's career graph rose meteorically during Mayawati's rule when he also launched three real estate companies.
Gould and Lauria-Santiago characterize the decade of the 1920s as a time of "dizzying change and fabulous wealth," as income from coffee rose meteorically thanks to increased market prices and increased production due to new scientific techniques and incorporation of new lands for cultivation (6).