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terrific

ter·rif·ic

terrific

 
 
pronunciation:
t rI fihk
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: extraordinary in degree; great.
He ran the race at a terrific pace.
synonyms:
extraordinary, great
similar words:
extreme, famous, inordinate, intense, mean, tremendous
definition 2: very good; splendid.
a terrific band
synonyms:
excellent, magnificent, superb, wonderful
similar words:
cool, dandy, exceptional, fabulous, famous, fantastic, fine, first-rate, great, mean, remarkable, sensational, stupendous, super, superior
definition 3: causing strong, intense fear or terror; terrifying.
terrific warfare
synonyms:
terrifying
similar words:
awesome, formidable, harrowing, redoubtable, tremendous
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derivation: terrifically (adv.)
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