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1. rift

noun. ['ˈrɪft'] a gap between cloud masses.

Synonyms

  • opening

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unify

Etymology

  • rypta (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Rift

  • fork-lift
  • swift
  • stiffed
  • sniffed
  • clift
  • tift
  • tifft
  • sift
  • shift
  • riffed
  • miffed
  • lift
  • gift

How do you pronounce rift?

Pronounce rift as rɪft.

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Sentences with rift


1. Noun, singular or mass
This can instead cause a rift between children and their parents rather than bring them closer together.

Quotes about rift


1. If for us culture means museum and library and open house and art gallery, for them it meant the activities and amenities of everyday life... The rift is... between "folk"culture, where the unschooled can be wise, and print culture, which enslaved the other senses to the eye.
- Nick Joaquín, Culture and History

2. rift

noun. ['ˈrɪft'] a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions).

Synonyms

  • rupture
  • separation
  • severance
  • breakup
  • schism
  • detachment
  • breach
  • break

Antonyms

  • connectedness
  • joint
  • continuity
  • association

Etymology

  • rypta (Old Norse)

3. rift

noun. ['ˈrɪft'] a narrow fissure in rock.

Synonyms

  • crevice
  • cleft
  • fissure
  • crack

Antonyms

  • keep
  • respect
  • close
  • keep quiet

Etymology

  • rypta (Old Norse)
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