Without a dedicated and proactive rescue force, campaigners fear, the death toll in the Mediterranean will skyrocket.
So long as that mandate remains, the costs of insurance will skyrocket, making a formal public option only a matter of time.
He believes the number of children who come forward with allegations against Berndt will skyrocket.
As temperatures in the Arctic skyrocket, reindeer are suffering staggeringly large, rapid population losses.
At the time I lost my job, the unemployment rate was 8.9 percent and it was continuing to skyrocket.
So they did, and in other places, but no skyrocket was to be found.
Now there was no sight of Snuff and Turnover, nor of skyrocket, the other dog.
Didn't tell you, did I, about Mallory's doin' the skyrocket act?
Course he can't do tricks like skyrocket and Top, but he's nice to look at.
This abortive attempt to make a skyrocket out of Lindsley's cabin wrought only good to Emilia at first.
: the week's third skyjack to Cuba (1968+)
To take control of an aircraft illegally, usually by claiming to have a weapon or a bomb; commit air piracy (1961+)
[modeled on hijack]