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rɪftrift

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  1. riftnoun

    a gap between cloud masses

    "the sun shone through a rift in the clouds"

    Synonyms:
    rupture, falling out, severance, break, breach

  2. riftnoun

    a narrow fissure in rock

    Synonyms:
    rupture, falling out, severance, break, breach

  3. rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling outnoun

    a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)

    "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"

    Synonyms:
    recess, good luck, fault, prison-breaking, breakout, fracture, suspension, break of serve, happy chance, respite, geological fault, faulting, gaolbreak, shift, interruption, time out, severance, pause, open frame, breach, disruption, jailbreak, gap, severing, falling out, prisonbreak, breaking, breakage, rupture, intermission, break

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  1. riftnoun

    Synonyms:
    cleft, fissure, crack, rent, breach, fracture, break, gap, opening, chink, crevice, cranny

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  1. riftnoun

    Synonyms:
    cleft, fissure, crack, gap, crevice, cranny, break, chink

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How to use rift in a sentence?

  1. Seth Cropsey:

    I think that if China wanted Russia to stop doing this and took action, that it would lead to what the Chinese do not want, and that is a rift between them and the Russians, so I think the prospect of China throwing its weight against Russia for the purpose of ending the conflict in Ukraine is low.

  2. Stewart Pearce:

    Two brothers have had a disagreement – this is not a rift, a feud or a battle, brothers disagree… They’re muscling up to their own power. And people are outrage that the British heritage is changing. Well, of course, it needs to change.

  3. Stewart Pearce:

    My brother and I have disagreements, but I certainly wouldn’t call it a rift, that’s part of the human existence. We disagree.

  4. Vice President Joe Biden:

    If we build walls and disrespect our neighbors, we will quickly see all this progress evaporating, replaced by a return of anti-Americanism, a corrosive rift throughout our hemisphere.

  5. Henry Hon:

    When a person's conscience alerts them to an offense that is causing a rift in a relationship, it is important to attempt to reconcile quickly with the offended person.


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