Examples of rift in a Sentence
The fight will only widen the rift with his brother.
the rift in the rock
We could see some stars through the rifts in the clouds.
Scientists are studying the Mid-Atlantic Rift.
Recent Examples of rift from the Web
The New York Times notes this suggests evidence of a growing rift between Trump and Kasowitz, whom the president has clashed with and criticized more often in recent weeks.
This past year, the zigs and zags of the rift accelerated rapidly.
Today’s announcement includes a tease for the fall’s Oculus Connect 4 conference, which would be the odds-on favorite venue for a Rift 2 debut.
The list, which includes 160 rabbis from 24 countries, is another sign of a deepening rift between overseas Jewish communities and Israeli religious authorities.
In recent days, a rift has widened between Mr. Maduro and his attorney general, Luisa Ortega, who sharpened her criticism of the president’s plan to let a constituent assembly of handpicked loyalists write a new Constitution.
On the surface, the policy disagreements at the center of this rift aren’t new.
Another rift in the race stretches back to the presidential campaign.
The Metro Council approved Louisville's spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year on Thursday, overcoming a partisan rift over a plan to expand the city's ultra-fast internet access.
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First Known Use of rift
RIFT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rift for English Language Learners
: a situation in which two people, groups, etc., no longer have a friendly relationship
: a deep crack or opening in the ground, a rock, etc.
geology : a break in the Earth's crust
RIFT Defined for Kids
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