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The rangy actor gave a terrific comedic turn as a minion to the top girl at a boarding school in Ghana in 1986 where cliques, beauty pageants and skin tone were the chatter of the day.

Engaging in shared, meaningful media use can lead to terrific bonding and quality time between parents and kids of all ages.

While we’re not suggesting you binge-watch terrific TV at double speed or fast-forward through your favorite records, there’s a strong case to be made for clawing back time when you don’t have to be watching, listening, or reading too closely.

We know that some people who’ve been exposed to common cold coronaviruses develop a terrific T cell response to those coronaviruses.

I mean, there’s a terrific study from Toronto showing that the walkability of whatever ZIP code equivalent you’re in in Toronto, the walkability of that neighborhood predicted who gained how much weight over 10 or 20 years.

On Monday Mount calls to say he thinks the script is terrific.

Making a film that hit so close to home was nothing but a truly terrific experience.

Marilyn Johnson is a writer with a terrific capacity for learning.

Iyer employs a terrific combination of erudition and absurdity that calls to mind the great postmodernists.

“Our 18 working groups are a terrific resource to elected officials, whether they are running for president or not,” said Hook.

A terrific yell of rage burst from every one, and each hastily threw something or other at the bold intruder.

Giving a terrific whoop, he raised his gun and fired, the ball just missing Lawrence's head.

It was the early dawn of a bright summer day, succeeding a night of terrific storm and darkness.

A terrific roar followed, the canvas was instantly torn open, and the whole tent fell in dire confusion on the top of its inmates.

And it cannot do this unless it continues to use the terrific engine of taxation already fashioned in the war.


On this page you'll find 125 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to terrific, such as: awesome, awful, dreadful, great, horrible, and huge.

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