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Synonyms for boom

to make a continuous deep reverberating sound

to make an earsplitting explosive noise

to do or fare well

an earsplitting, explosive noise

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a deep prolonged loud noise

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a state of economic prosperity

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a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)

a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set

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any of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring

make a resonant sound, like artillery

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hit hard

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be the case that thunder is being heard

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make a deep hollow sound

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grow vigorously

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Given that critical context and the recession-driven boomlet in Randian thought, Ayn Rand and the World She Made and Goddess of the Market are not simply well-timed explorations of an enduring writer.
The refinance boomlet will he less robust than originally hoped.
But the fiber boomlet was soon eclipsed by the (much bigger) oat bran craze, followed by the low-carb bubble, and, most recently, the whole-grain movement (with scattered mini-fads in between).
Interest in the early movements of populations in the Mediterranean, and particularly in the permanent settling down conventionally called colonisation, is undergoing something of a boomlet.
The Thompson boomlet got a further boost last month when news reports indicated that Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, would introduce Thompson during a meeting of the Council for National Policy (CNP) in Virginia.
It's important that the fact-checking boomlet of the last campaign carry over big-time into the current contest.
Locals give this boomlet four or five years before the town faces decline, unless Kinsley's boosterism is justified.
The conclusions from these data: While Gore is well positioned as a third-choice candidate should both Clinton and Obama falter in the months ahead, there is little sign of a major boomlet for his candidacy compared with where he has been in recent times.
But I actually think the boomlet for Obama will help Edwards.
But if the Fed decides it has to give the American economy - more particularly the American housing market - a short, sharp shock, our own nascent export boomlet will be among the casualties.
Anyone with eyes or a subscription to People magazine has noticed there's a baby boomlet on.
The rising costs of supporting an extended-run Broadway show has led to a boomlet in off-Broadway and small venue theater productions, says respected industry practitioner Gene Williams, entertainment practice leader of Chubb Group of Insurance Cos.
The Mexican cable boomlet is more than a decade old, but many buyers still see pay TV as "alternative" and not entirely safe.