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  • verb Present participle of skyrocket.

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Examples

  • CASEY: A slew of surgeons walked out of work Wednesday afternoon in protest to what they call skyrocketing medical malpractice insurance rates, a scenario that was averted in eastern Pennsylvania when earlier Wednesday morning nearly 50 surgeons planned a walkout of the emergency room.

    CNN Transcript Jan 2, 2003

  • Publisher Chris Harte said in a prepared statement that the company no longer can afford what he termed the skyrocketing cost and the liabilities of the pension.

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  • Mr. Miliband's speech will also criticize Labour for backing university tuition fees, doing too little to contain skyrocketing personal-debt levels and for failing to stand up "to the old ways in the City which said deregulation was the answer."

    Labour Leader to Distance Himself from Brown, Blair

  • Floundering health care reform, that is now a gift to the insurance companies, credit card reform that resulted in skyrocketing interest rates, heal the banks and Wall Street so they can continue doing exactly what they were doing only now they laugh at Main Street and the POTUS.

    CNN Poll: Americans mostly agree with Obama on Afghanistan

  • Akerlof's pioneering contribution thus showed how asymmetric information of borrowers and lenders may explain skyrocketing borrowing rates on local

    The Prize in Economics 2001 - Press Release

  • Patients bear brunt as cancer care spending hits $90 billion cancer treatment is "skyrocketing" - both for individual patients and the nation,

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  • Estimate: £10,000-£12,00 Mr. Elworthy expects prices to rise by an average 15% to 20% over the next five years in a market that isn't characterized by skyrocketing individual results, but sustainable growth.

    The Fire Power of Pistols

  • At the same time, health-care costs are skyrocketing, which is causing rising financial anxiety among Chinese families.

    A Race We Can All Win

  • USA Today: "The cost of cancer treatment is 'skyrocketing' - both for individual patients and the nation, a new analysis shows.

    All Kaiser Health News

  • The cost of cancer treatment is "skyrocketing" — both for individual patients and the nation, a new analysis shows.

    Patients bear brunt as cancer care spending hits $90 billion

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