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Noun
A cylindrical projectile that can be propelled to a great height or distance by the combustion of its contents, used typically as a firework or signal
“Will this bizarre heist sizzle like a bottle rocket or fizzle like a defective firecracker?”
Noun
A severe reprimand
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“He got a rocket from the Director.”
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A container filled with explosive or incendiary material
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A light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide at sea, on an airfield, etc
Noun
Space module
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A herb of the mustard family, with pungently flavored leaves often eaten in salads
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Frozen rope
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Gas airplane engine
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Rocket for space travel
Noun
Cylindrical firework
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A supply or quantity of bullets and shells
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An artificial body placed in orbit round the earth or moon or another planet in order to collect information or for communication
Verb
Move very rapidly
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“It's too early to tell whether she'll be the inheritor of her father's mantle, but if this film is an indication, her career may rocket like his did.”
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To rise upwards abruptly and rapidly (literally or figuratively)
“The spaceship would rocket upwards until it reached its peak height in space.”
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To rapidly increase in amount, value or degree
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“He sponsors the project and watches the costs rocket to over a million above the original budget.”
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To take off into the skies or space
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To send off into the skies or space
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Nose-dive
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