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  • adj. superlative form of rife: most rife.

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Examples

  • Yet let it be remembered that in this very summer exactly at the moment when these intrigues were going on between the King of Spain and the class of men most opposed to Barneveld, the accusations against his fidelity were loudest and rifest.

    Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland : with a view of the primary causes and movements of the Thirty Years' War, 1618

  • Glyndon noticed that, in their rambles, Mejnour often paused where the foliage was rifest, to gather some herb or flower; and this reminded him that he had seen Zicci similarly occupied.

    Zicci — Volume 02

  • Glyndon noticed that, in their rambles, Mejnour often paused, where the foliage was rifest, to gather some herb or flower; and this reminded him that he had seen Zanoni similarly occupied.

    Zanoni

  • (as I tould you) or our good neighboures, was one of the sortes of illusiones that was rifest in the time of _Papistrie_: for although it was holden odious to Prophesie by the deuill, yet whome these kinde of

    Daemonologie.

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