Usage examples for terrific

  1. In the meantime the ice had separated, and the ship was again afloat; but I cared not: all my ideas were concentrated in the pleasures of the table- and the next morning I went on deck to obtain a piece of meat, when I was astonished at a terrific growl. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  2. The heat was terrific. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  3. This produced a terrific storm of abuse from Gowan. – Up in Ardmuirland by Michael Barrett