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Overview of adj terrible

The adj terrible has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (11) awful, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terrible

(causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse")

2. (2) atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakable

(exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room")

3. (1) severe, terrible, wicked

(intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality; "severe pain"; "a severe case of flu"; "a terrible cough"; "under wicked fire from the enemy's guns"; "a wicked cough")

4. frightful, terrible, awful, tremendous

(extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact; "in a frightful hurry"; "spent a frightful amount of money")

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