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Synonyms for whizz-kid

someone whose career progresses rapidly

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STEVEN GERRARD is backing Brazilian whizz-kid Lucas Leiva to go on to become an Anfield great.
Veteran Nigel Bond found Chinese whizz-kid Liang Wen Bo too hot to handle at the pounds 200,000 China Open in Beijing last night.
They will have real-life lessons in success from role-models like multi-millionaire Tom Hunter, presenter and TV tycoon Kirsty Wark, mobile phone whizz-kid Richard Emmanuel and financier Sir Angus Grossart.
MANCHESTER'S big two are ready to go head-to-head to land PSV Eindhoven whizz-kid Zakaria Bakkali.
I've just learned to use the computer, I'm a whizz-kid at downloading e-mail.
ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger is using VIP treatment to beat Manchester United in the chase for Cardiff whizz-kid Aaron Ramsey.
A FINANCIAL whizz-kid who fleeced the rich for millions of pounds was yesterday told he faces jail.
BRITISH whizz-kid Jenson Button gets the chance to clinch his Williams dream drive in a shoot-out this weekend.
Whizz-kid Afobe, 18, has been a huge hit for the Terriers since joining boss Lee Clark's League One high-fliers on loan last November.
READING boss Steve Coppell is set to win the race for Hamilton whizz-kid Jamie McCarthy - in a pounds 250,000 deal.
SHEFFIELD United midfielder Phil Jagielka has tipped Irish whizz-kid Stephen Quinn to be a major star.
A DYNAMITE first-half double from Alloa whizz-kid Gregor McKechnie gave Forfar the Christmas blues.
CRYSTAL PALACE have sparked a four-way scrap for whizz-kid Victor Moses after making him available for a cut-price pounds 1million.
He stars as a middle-aged executive who is horrified when he is demoted to make way for a financial whizz-kid who's half his age.
COVENTRY whizz-kid Abdul Kathawalais is on cloud nine after learning he was among the top five A-level maths students in the UK.