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Synonyms for rift

Synonyms for rift

a usually narrow partial opening caused by splitting and rupture

to crack or split into two or more fragments by means of or as a result of force, a blow, or strain

Synonyms for rift

a gap between cloud masses

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a narrow fissure in rock

a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)

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As he spoke the multitude of the people on either side of the rift surged forward like a wave, surged back again, once more surged forward, then, with a dreadful crying, driven on by the merciless spears of the soldiers, they began to fall in a torrent of men, women, and children, far into the black depths below.
When they heard of the bet, my sister, the people of the Langeni hurled themselves into the rift by thousands, being eager to put the matter to the proof.
I like," retorted Michel Ardan, "to explain what you savants cannot explain; at least my hypotheses has the advantage of indicating why these rifts disappear, or seem to disappear, at certain seasons.
Motorists from South Rift, Kisii and Nyanza were diverted to Kericho-Nakuru highway.
Meanwhile, two groups of youth leaders in Rift Valley are tussling over who - between Ruto and Gideon - is best suited to succeed Uhuru in 2022.
Muahmmad Farooq and Raeesa Farooq met MQM-P Bahdurabad leaders Amir Khan, Faisal Subzwari, Aminul Haq and expressed concern over the ongoing rifts among the party and urged to maintain unity in their ranks and avoid any situation which could divide the party.
The provincial election commissioner had earlier approved nomination papers of MQM-P's Senate candidates, including Kamran Tessori, the person responsible for the rift.
The Oculus Rift, which is also owned by Facebook, was the very first VR headset to be compatible with the Facebook Spaces app, which was made available for download from the Oculus Store.
SalvaRx, a subsidiary of SalvaRx Group, has agreed to invest in Rift Biotherapeutics, a Delaware-based biotechnology company that focuses on the development of antibodies for use in oncology, it was reported yesterday.
This theory is supported by the fact that the rift opened at the base of a valley in the ice, where the ice is thinner than surrounding areas, again likely due to warm ocean waters.
The regional sales and marketing officers have the Oculus Rift headgear, which they use in product training and education.
With the Rift on back order, the HTC Vive VR headset may be worth another look.
Those who pre-order the Rift will also secure a place in line for Touch pre-orders, later this year.
Rift on Wednesday when pre-orders go live," the company announced in a blog