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ter·rif·ic

 (tə-rĭf′ĭk)
adj.
1. Very good or fine; splendid: a terrific tennis player.
2. Awesome; astounding: drove at a terrific rate of speed.
3. Causing terror or great fear; terrifying: a terrific wail.
4. Very bad or unpleasant; frightful: a terrific headache.

[Latin terrificus : terrēre, to frighten + -ficus, -fic.]

ter·rif′i·cal·ly adv.
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terrific

(təˈrɪfɪk)
adj
1. very great or intense: a terrific noise.
2. informal very good; excellent: a terrific singer.
3. very frightening
[C17: from Latin terrificus, from terrēre to frighten; see -fic]
terˈrifically adv
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ter•rif•ic

(təˈrɪf ɪk)

adj.
1. extraordinarily great or intense: terrific speed.
2. extremely good; wonderful: a terrific vacation.
3. causing terror; terrifying.
[1660–70; < Latin terrificus frightening =terr(ēre) to frighten + -i- -i- + -ficus -fic]
ter•rif′i•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.terrific - very great or intense; "a terrific noise"; "a terrific thunderstorm storm"; "fought a terrific battle"
intense - possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"
2.terrific - extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers; "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"
extraordinary - beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature"
3.terrific - causing extreme terror; "a terrifying wail"
alarming - frightening because of an awareness of danger
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terrific

adjective
1. (Informal) excellent, great (informal), wonderful, mean (slang), topping (Brit. slang), fine, brilliant, very good, cracking (Brit. informal), amazing, outstanding, smashing (informal), superb, fantastic (informal), ace (informal), magnificent, fabulous (informal), marvellous, sensational (informal), sovereign, awesome (slang), breathtaking, super (informal), brill (informal), stupendous, bodacious (slang, chiefly U.S.), boffo (slang), jim-dandy (slang), chillin' (U.S. slang) What a terrific idea!
excellent bad, terrible, awful, appalling, dreadful
2. great, huge, vast, enormous, extensive, tremendous, immense, gigantic, colossal, prodigious, stupendous, ginormous (informal), humongous or humungous (U.S. slang) He did a terrific amount of fundraising.
great moderate, insignificant, paltry
3. intense, great, huge, terrible, enormous, severe, extreme, awful, tremendous, fierce, harsh, excessive, dreadful, horrific, fearful, awesome, gigantic, monstrous There was a terrific bang and a great cloud of smoke.
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terrific

adjective
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Translations
رائِعقَوي، شَديدهَائِل
báječnýfantastickýohromnýsilnýtvrdý
fantastiskordentligtdødsmart
loistavavaltava
odličanodlično
csuda klassz
frábærofsalegur
すばらしいものすごい
굉장한아주 뛰어난
izvrstenstrahovit
fantastiskjättebra
ดีเยี่ยมยอดเยี่ยมมาก
tuyệt vờixuất sắc

terrific

[təˈrɪfɪk] ADJ
1. (= very great) [explosion, problem, disappointment] → tremendo, enorme; [pain, noise, heat] → terrible, tremendo
a terrific amount of moneyuna enorme cantidad de dinero
2. (= excellent) [idea, news, person] → genial, estupendo
terrific!¡genial!, ¡estupendo!
we had terrific funnos lo pasamos estupendamente or fenomenal
to do a terrific jobhacer un trabajo estupendo or fantástico
you look terrific!¡estás guapísimo/a!
she looked terrific in a leotardestaba sensacional en mallas
terrific stuff!¡estupendo!, ¡fenomenal!
to have a terrific timepasárselo estupendamente or fenomenal
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

terrific

[təˈrɪfɪk] adj
(= tremendous) [amount, pleasure] → incroyable; [noise, explosion] → énorme; [pain, shock] → énorme; [speed] → fou(folle)
(= wonderful) → formidable, sensationnel(le)
What a terrific idea! → C'est une idée formidable!
Everybody had a terrific time → Tout le monde s'est bien amusé.
that's terrific! → c'est fantastique!, c'est formidable!
to look terrific
You look terrific! → Tu es superbe!
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

terrific

adj shame, nuisance, shockunheimlich (inf); person, success, idea, party alsosagenhaft (inf), → klasse inv (inf); speed, heat, strength, generosityunwahrscheinlich (inf); that’s terrific newsdas sind tolle Nachrichten (inf); to look terrific (person) → klasse aussehen (inf); to have a terrific timeviel Spaß haben; terrific! (also iro)prima! (inf), → toll! (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

terrific

[təˈrɪfɪk] adj (fam) (very good, performance, book, news) → fantastico/a, stupendo/a, formidabile, eccezionale; (extreme, heat, speed, noise, anxiety) → spaventoso/a; (amount, scare) → enorme; (terrifying) → terrificante, impressionante
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

terrify

(ˈterifai) verb
to make very frightened. She was terrified by his appearance.
terrific (təˈrifik) adjective
1. marvellous; wonderful. a terrific party.
2. very great, powerful etc. He gave the ball a terrific kick.
terrifically (təˈrifikəli) adverb
very (much). She enjoyed herself terrifically.
ˈterrified adjective
The terrified little girl screamed.
ˈterrifying adjective
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terrific

هَائِل fantastický, ohromný dødsmart, fantastisk klasse, sagenhaft αξιοθαύμαστος, εξαίσιος genial, tremendo loistava, valtava formidable, super odličan, odlično fantastico すばらしい, ものすごい 굉장한, 아주 뛰어난 geweldig knusende, utmerket fantastyczny, kapitalny excelente, magnífico огромный, потрясающий fantastisk, jättebra ดีเยี่ยม, ยอดเยี่ยมมาก harika, müthiş tuyệt vời, xuất sắc 妙极了的, 棒极了
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