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Adjective: awesome  o-sum
  1. Inspiring awe, admiration or wonder
    "the awesome complexity of the universe";
    - amazing, awe-inspiring, awful [archaic], awing, breathtaking
  2. [informal] Very good;of the highest quality
    "made an awesome speech";
    - excellent, first-class, fantabulous, splendid, beaut [Austral, NZ], beezer [UK, archaic], amazeballs [non-standard, informal], top-drawer

See also: ace, blinding [Brit], brill [Brit], cushty [Brit], def, impressive, magic [Brit], sick [N. Amer], smokin', smoking, stonking [Brit], storming [Brit], super, super-duper, superior, wicked

Encyclopedia: Awesome