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  1. riftnoun

    a gap between cloud masses

    "the sun shone through a rift in the clouds"

    rupture, falling out, severance, break, breach

  2. riftnoun

    a narrow fissure in rock

    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"

    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

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

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  1. riftnoun

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

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  1. 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.

  2. Edwin Hubbel Chapin:

    Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link, into the great chain of order.

  3. Bill Bratton:

    I think it's probably a rift that is going to go on for a while longer, however, we will be making efforts to sit down and talk with the union leaders in particular to deal with their issues.

  4. Eytan Gilboa:

    There are now many more risks than advantages, i just can't see how his strategy can succeed. This visit is going to show the depth of the rift between his government - and him personally - and the United States.

  5. Isaac Herzog:

    Netanyahu remains alone and Israel remains isolated, the speech therefore caused damage of the utmost severity in relations with the United States ... and will only widen the rift with our great friend and our only strategic ally.

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