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boom

(Increase), noun acceleration, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, additament, addition, additory, advance, advancement, amplification, amplitude, appreciation, appurtenance, attachment, augment, boost, broadening, burgeoning, complement, deepening, development, distension, doubling, enhancement, enlargement, escalation, expansion, extension, gain, growth, heightening, hike, improvement, increasement, increasing, increment, intensification, interest, magnification, production, progress, progression, prolongation, protraction, raise, reinforcement, rise, spread, spreading, sprouting, strengthening, supplement, swell, swelling, upgrowth, upsurge

boom

(Prosperity), noun abundance, accomplishment, accumulation, achievement, acquisition, advance, affluence, aggrandizement, amelioration, amplitude, attainment, augmentation, auspiciousness, avails, booming economy, bountifulness, burgeoning, capital gains, copiousness, cornucopia, development, earnings, economic prosperity, escalation, excess, exorbitance, expansion, expediency, favorable trade balance, flourishing condition, gain, good fortune, great quantity, growth, impetus, improvement, increment, inflation, lucre, mutual profit, opulence, opulency, outgrowth, outpouring, plentifulness, plentitude, prevalence, production, profit, profit making, profluence, profluency, profusion, progress, progression, progressiveness, proliferation, prosperous issue, prosperous outcome, recovery, remuneration, revenue, richness, rissng prices, spiral inflation, superabundance, superfluity, thriving conditions, thriving economy, upgrading, upgrowth, upsurge, upward curve, upward trend, weal, wealth, welfare, well-being
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The picture that emerges from the chapter is that both the crime boomlet of the mid-1980s and the crime bust of the 1990s are tied mostly to handgun use among kids and young adults under twenty-five years old who were participating in the crack cocaine market.
Undaunted and optimistic, Leung has carved a vision that calls for "an exceptional experience for boomers and their Y Generation offspring known as boomlets.
The 1999 Long-Term Outlook forecasts that the Internet and data mining will play an increasingly important role in reaching the two main demographic groups, Baby Boomers and Boomlets, as consumer purchasing power and discretionary income increase.