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Synonyms for whiz-kid

someone whose career progresses rapidly

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A computer whiz-kid is to take on the cream of the crop in the world finals of a hard-fought competition.
YOUNG Daniel Hendrie held off the challenge of English whiz-kid Matthew Holroyd to win the Clyde and West Region Junior Open Shore competition.
Connery, soon to be seen in Entrapment with Catherine Zeta Jones, will be drawn back into the action by a computer whiz-kid in 1999.
NEIL WARNOCK has ensured Crystal Palace whiz-kid Sean Scannell won't get too big for his boots - by making him clean them after training.
To nominate a computer whiz-kid for the competition, send an e-mail to internetrangers@bt.
He had this reputation as a whiz-kid writer at Rolling Stone,'' Frampton recalled.
They could be a budding sporting star, show promise in the arts or in education, be a technological whiz-kid, or just a leading light in their community.
Meanwhile, after scoring twice in the Championship on Saturday, Irish whiz-kid Mark Yeates has been praised by his boss.
As for the slick chart-topper, ``The Shake,'' produced like every other track here by Nashville whiz-kid Barry Beckett, it spells pure gold.
Meanwhile, West Ham United and Charlton Athletic are both chasing Irish whiz-kid Kevin Foley.
And they said the new, young, whiz-kid conductors don't dwell in the land of Beethoven anymore.
IRISH whiz-kid Willo Flood is hoping his loan-move to Rochdale can convince Kevin Keegan to take a chance on him.
Whiz-kid Murphy, 22, is out of contract - but under the terms of the Bosman agreement, Galway are entitled to EUR40,000.
Preston whiz-kid Paul McKenna grabbed the second with a stunning 30-yard strike to seal the points.
Michael Bridges showed his maturity with two goals, while England Under- 21 starlet Jon Woodgate and Aussie whiz-kid Harry Kewell chipped in.