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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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The election of Hassan Rouhani as president of Iran has generated a boomlet of optimism, not only about the prospects for a deal on the nuclear question but also about the chances for a rapprochement between Iran and Saudi Arabia regarding the increasingly intense and increasingly sectarian regional struggle for influence.
Overall, what we are going to see in the next several years is a boomlet in residential construction, especially in the South and West, and any area that is seeing an influx of returning military personnel and their families, just remember il is 2012 not 1952.
Even before the latest Palin boomlet, interviews with voters across Iowa suggested that despite their starkly different backgrounds and resumes, Bachmann might struggle in Palin's shadow.
Less than two months after the anti-Gadhafi uprising broke out, journalists in the rebel-held east are happily shaking off the old rules and creating a media boomlet.
Many emerging market countries learned their lesson in the late-1990s "Asian Tiger" boomlet and crash, and placed their balance sheets in much better order than the United States and Europe with obvious benefits for their economies and markets.
It will be interesting to see if we see a boomlet in these hybrid plans once the regulations are adopted," Glickstein says.
More to the point on refinancings, since we're already well into a refi boomlet, with lenders reporting anywhere from 70 percent to 85 percent of new mortgage volume going to refinancings, how much more of a market share can the Fed expect?
Officials credit the increase to what they call the "baby boomlet," children of the baby boom generation who are graduating.
The tourism boomlet is part of efforts by Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad to spur economic growth in the West Bank and restore a sense of normality, even as efforts to restart peace talks remain deadlocked.
Carmarthen's Dudley Williams, having been successful in 1930 on the Ivor Anthony trained Boomlet, won his second Welsh Grand National in 1933 on Lord Glanely's Pebble Ridge, also trained by Ivor Anthony.
Homevid sales, though, look to enjoy a boomlet close to election season.
In recent years, we have seen a boomlet of interest in Andrew Jackson and the Jacksonian era, with a variety of new biographies and studies of the politics and history of an era with which readers of Presidential Studies Quarterly will be familiar.
NEW YORK -- America's ongoing baby boomlet continues to have a positive impact on the infant care category.
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.