What does the word terrific mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Terrifying; alarming.

Usage examples for terrific

  1. Before she could reply, a terrific scream rang through the gallery, startling the whole party. – Fernley House by Laura E. Richards
  2. Our comrades still, sleep on; your names will live Long after this terrific war hath ceased. – Over the Top With the Third Australian Division by G. P. Cuttriss
  3. The aspect of these nations in other respects was terrific, both as to the appearance they exhibited and the size of their persons. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius
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