soar

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. i. fly, fly high; tower; glide. See aviation, height, ascent.
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(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. tower, sail, rise; see fly 1 , glide 2 .
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
fly, rocket, jet, sail, glide, wing, zoom, rise, go skyward, ascend, go aloft, cruise.
ANT.: nosedive, drop, plummet
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(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To move from a lower to a higher position: arise, ascend, climb, lift, mount, rise. See RISE. 2. To make or become greater or larger: aggrandize, amplify, augment, boost, build, build up, burgeon, enlarge, escalate, expand, extend, grow, increase, magnify, mount, multiply, proliferate, rise, run up, snowball, swell, upsurge, wax. Informal: beef up. See INCREASE. 3. To rise abruptly and precipitously: rocket, sky, skyrocket. Informal: shoot up. See INCREASE.

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