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  • adj. Archaic form of terrific. (inspiring terror)
  • adj. terrific (superb; wonderful)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Terrific.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Terrific.


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  • Oh, it was simply "terrifical," as Esmeralda would say.

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  • Consider the unfairness of her teacher, Mrs. Meacham (Sandra Oh), who encourages her pupils to be original, yet inexplicably does not want them using words like "terrifical" or "funner."

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  • I hanged dem out on a windy day so dey smell terrifical an are soft.

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  • “It would be bad joss na to return her to her parents and bury her as a Chinese, oh, absolutely very bad terrifical, Tai-Pan.”


  • When fever sickness began, I thought it terrifical wise.


  • Wat for should the only true God, who is therefore fantastical clever, say only one wife, heya, which is terrifical stupid?


  • In the evening we had terrifical ghost stories, which held, us fascinated till _one o'clock in the morning_.

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  • If Ramona, the spirited third-grader at the center of "Ramona and Beezus," gave a one-word review of the movie about her love/hate relationship with her big sister, Beatrice, she would say that it was "terrifical."

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  • I think it’s terrifical important we should get another Chinese sister before we leave.”


  • Make love and guide you both terrifical good, to be sure, but that’s na enough.



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