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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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The overly great scope for discussion and the growing influence of the self-styled cadres (many of them rank-and-file party members who, owing to their fervent engagement, ascended meteorically to the top echelons of the Communist bodies) began to seriously imperil and impair the bureaucratic system of the central cultural policy, based on the propagation of the only possible truth.
SINCE THE EARLY 1980S, the art market has grown steadily, at times meteorically. Between 2004 and 2014, total annual auction sales of US and European postwar and contemporary art soared from $621 million to $4.5 billion, an increase of 625 percent.
Police forces found themselves on a roller coaster, where at the stroke of a pen they saw their funding allocation plummet in some cases and rise meteorically in others, with nobody able to explain why.
He said: "Police forces found themselves on a rollercoaster, where at the stroke of a pen they saw their funding allocation plummet in some cases and rise meteorically in others, with nobody able to explain why.
Cinema, especially LGBT cinema, has changed meteorically since Treut's early days of filmmaking.
Since 2003, both trade and Turkey's support to indigenous people in Sub-Saharan Africa has risen meteorically. Governmental institutions such as the Turkish Cooperation Coordination Agency (TIKA) and the Presidency of Religious Affairs (DIB) as well as dozens of NGO's launched Turkish assistance to local societies.
(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.
Lena exits the book with Byron as her Joseph: a Joseph who had to become Burch to be Joseph, had to burst (meteorically) out of his contours and leave the old Byron Bunch behind, like the sloughed-off skin of a snake, to take on the stewardship of woman and child who chose him.