You are eating dinner at your wife's cousin's house. You don't know this cousin very well. You are enjoying the food and want to thank your wife's cousin's cooking. While you're eating, you say:
Mmm! This is terrific!
When something tastes good, people make this noise. It sounds similar to the sound "m" but lasts longer.
The word "terrific" means "extremely good". This word is useful because it shows strong positive feelings but is not too casual. It can be used in business situations, speeches, with people you don't know very well, and in written praise.
A much more casual, slangy word that shows strong positive feelings is "awesome":
Jamie, this meat loaf is awesome!
This is a word that people in their 20's or 30's might use.
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