SKYROCKET in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SKYROCKET
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skyrocket
 v.  increase rapidly; rise quickly; soar
Classic Sentence:
1  As Rhett jerked the horse's head and turned him into another street, another deafening explosion tore the air and a monstrous skyrocket of flame and smoke shot up in the west.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
2  Laurie was equally impracticable, and would have had bonfires, skyrockets, and triumphal arches, if he had had his own way.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO
3  Even the cheapest cotton goods had skyrocketed in price and ladies were regretfully making their old dresses do another season.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  And, best of all, Will had told her that after the cotton came in in the fall, she need send no more money--unless some other Carpetbagger coveted Tara and skyrocketed the taxes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
Example Sentence:
1  Since last year we all see house prices skyrocket.
2  Between 1990 and 1999, the population of Silicon Valley kept to mushroom; with the rapidly increasing demand for housing, home prices skyrocketed as well.
3  Much of the current financial melee is blamed on the skyrocketing price of oil.
4  The economic boom sent property prices skyrocketing.