Definition of Rifeness

1. the state of being rife [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rifeness

rieves
rieving
rifabutin
rifacimento
rifaldazine
rifampicin
rifampicins
rifampin
rifampins
rifamycin
rifamycin B oxidase
rifamycins
rifapentine
rife
rifely
rifeness (current term)
rifenesses
rifer
rifest
riff
riff-raff
riffage
riffages
riffed
riffier
riffiest
riffing
riffle
riffled

Literary usage of Rifeness

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1. Oxf. Hist. Soc by Oxford Historical Society (1886)
"... that this Year there was like by such operations to be greater offence by reason of the rifeness of the small Pox.tho' indeed last Year the Persons ..."

2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1847)
"... recently assigned three reasons for not visiting the United States : ' First, the rifeness of our mob spirit, which might endanger his life; secondly, ..."

3. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...by John Walker by John Walker (1810)
"... rlfe'lè. ad. abundantly rifeness, rife'nes. s. prevalence Rifle, ri'fl. va to rob, plunder Rifler, rl'fl-uv. s. robber, plunderer H ¡ft, ..."

4. France by John Edward Courtnenay Bodley (1898)
"... that there was a renaissance of feeling in favour of the soldier of the Revolution. The rifeness of parliamentary anarchy and scandal, not unlike that ..."

5. Essays on Subjects Connected with the Literature, Popular Superstitions, and by Thomas Wright (1846)
"... these popular execrations, till their rifeness produced an urgency to rid the church of this perplexing mode of stigmatising the conduct of its members. ..."

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