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Definitions of "terrific"

  • Very good or fine; splendid: a terrific tennis player. adjective
  • Awesome; astounding: drove at a terrific rate of speed. adjective
  • Causing terror or great fear; terrifying: a terrific wail. adjective
  • Very bad or unpleasant; frightful: a terrific headache. adjective
  • Frighteningly good. adjective
  • Astounding or awesome. adjective
  • Terrifying; causing terror adjective
  • Frightful or very unpleasant. adjective
  • Extraordinarily great or intense. adjective
  • Causing terror; adapted to excite great fear or dread; terrible adjective
  • Causing terror; fitted to excite great fear or dread; dreadful: as, a terrific storm.
  • extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers adjective
  • causing extreme terror adjective
  • very great or intense adjective

The word "terrific" in example sentences

He didn't say whether he'll present his candidacy for the role, which he called "terrific.". [BusinessWeek.com -- Top News]

Hall's slicked-back hair and long beard were a turnoff for Tausch, added to what she calls terrific arrogance: "He was pretentious and always making pronunciamentos," she says.. [Latest Articles]

A delighted Commissioner David Stern pronounced the NBA product was in "terrific" shape.. [Record 100,000-plus crowd takes in All-Star Game in Dallas]

Want a crash course in terrific storytelling and killer dialogue?. [Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Lessons from the screenwriters]

Really terrific from a humanitarian standpoint, and really great for the rule of law.. [Matthew Yglesias » The Conservative Immigration Split]

Lodwick, Demong, normal hill silver medalist Johnny Spillane and Brett Camerota took silver on Tuesday, putting themselves in terrific position with strong ski jumps in the morning and battling through a tough 4x5-kilometer relay as snow fell in Whistler Olympic Park.. [U.S. men's team pockets first medal in Nordic combined]

For now, let's just be happy that a show many had left for dead has rallied, wrapping up a terrific season in terrific fashion.. [Season finale frenzy: '24']

My wife is in terrific shape (if you're in or near NYC, go watch the Marathon this weekend and cheer her and her 30,000 closest friends on!) and I think we're both dressing better than we ever have.. [In Defense of Marriage - Anil Dash]

Leon Washington returned Steve Weatherford's punt 37 yards - and even dragged the punter on his back for a few of those yards - to put the Jets in terrific field position at the Chiefs 46.. [USATODAY.com]

All I can say is that I am in terrific company, sharing the same fate as Lester Holt, Carol Marin and Bill Kurtis.. [Archive 2008-01-01]

` ` Exciting finish, '' Yao said, in terrific understatement.. [USATODAY.com]

“What is it, my darling dear darling,” asked Mary Mary (he always talked like that after particularly bad and unsatisfying sex, and todays he called terrific).. [Fragment of an Early Novel of the 21st Century]

One reason (Thomas) has been so terrific is that No. 4. [USATODAY.com - Irish have fighting chance with Thomas at point]

He never has hit better, and he's in terrific shape.. [USATODAY.com - Top 20 free agents]

With nothing but a few yards of canvas to protect them from the frequent thunderstorms which burst in terrific magnificence at this season of the year over. [Illustrations of the War in America]

Using each of the letters, I would like to explain how I use the word terrific to spell out my Laws of Life.. [The Delphos Herald]

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