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meteoric

adjective (VERY FAST)    /ˌmiː.tiˈɒr.ɪk/ US  /-t̬iˈɑːr-/
describes something that develops very fast and attracts a lot of attention : The group had a meteoric rise to fame in the 70s. Her parliamentary career has been meteoric.Fast and rapidShort in time
(Definition of meteoric adjective (VERY FAST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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