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Shoot up

DEFINITION

A.) Growth spurt. A sudden increase. “Sales shot up after our TV ad.”

B.) Fire a gun recklessly. “The cowboys entered the town to shoot up the place.”

C.) Use a hypodermic needle. “HeĀ  died while shooting up heroin.”

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