HyperDic: terrific

English > 3 senses of the word terrific:
ADJECTIVEallterrificvery great or intense
allterrific, fantastic, grand, howling, marvelous, marvellous, rattling, tremendous, wonderful, wondrousextraordinarily good or great
allterrific, terrifyingcausing extreme / extreme terror
terrific > pronunciation
Soundsterih'fihk
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English > terrific: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningVery great or intense.
Examples
  • "a terrific noise"
  • "a terrific thunderstorm storm"
  • "fought a terrific battle"
BroaderintensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
English > terrific: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningextraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers.
Synonymsfantastic, grand, howling, marvelous, marvellous, rattling, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous
BroaderextraordinaryBeyond what is ordinary or usual / usual
Spanishbárbaro, brutal, clamoroso, estupendo, extraordinario, fabuloso, fantástico, fenomenal, formidable, genial, magnífico, maravilloso, sensacional, tremendo
Catalanbrutal, clamorós, espaterrant, estupend, extraordinari, fantàstic, fenomenal, formidable, genial, magnífic, meravellós, sensacional, tremend
Adverbsterrifically(used as an intensifier) extremely well
English > terrific: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningCausing extreme / extreme terror.
Synonymterrifying
BroaderalarmingFrightening because of an awareness of danger
Spanishaterrador, espeluznante, estremecedor, terrorífico
Catalanaterridor, esborronador, esborronant

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