Examples from the Web for meteoric
The officer who served with Pounding said that when he first met him, “he was well-respected and he was on a meteoric rise.”Commando Colonel Accused of Exposing his Lover to HIV|Jacob Siegel|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fueled by atrocity and a blitzkrieg of gains in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State has enjoyed a meteoric climb to notoriety.
But don't be fooled by the brash on-the-street demeanor and meteoric rise in popularity.How 'Billy on the Street' Star Billy Eichner Turned Screaming at Strangers Into Comedy Gold|Kevin Fallon|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite the criticism, Tesla has continued its meteoric rise.
The establishment and meteoric rise of Shas in Israeli politics came largely in response to this reality.Israel's Ethiopian Birth Control Story Reflects A Broader Problem|Emily L. Hauser|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is a meteoric flower; so-called, because it keeps itself shut during wet or cloudy weather.Everyday Objects|W. H. Davenport Adams
It was in all probability a scientific deduction from the observed character of meteoric stones.A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
It is usually treated of in connection with the zodiacal light, and one theory regards it similarly as of meteoric origin.Astronomy of To-day|Cecil G. Dolmage
Small rounded spherules of iron, believed by some to be meteoric dust, have also been obtained in some numbers.
Technical demonstration by Dr. Groneman, that it was a cloud of meteoric matter (Nature, 28-105).The Book of the Damned|Charles Fort