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 Meanings and Examples of RIFT
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rift
 n.  shallow area in a waterway; break in friendly relations; narrow fissure in rock
Classic Sentence:
1  A terrible sorrow had fallen upon him when he had been happy and he had let his soul fill itself with blackness and had refused obstinately to allow any rift of light to pierce through.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
2  Tom got into this and held his candle as far under the rock as he could, but said he could not see to the end of the rift.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
3  The blind was drawn but I found a rift at the sill.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
4  The youth, peering once through a sudden rift in a cloud, saw a brown mass of troops, interwoven and magnified until they appeared to be thousands.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 20
5  Surprised at the rift of light which he saw under his door, he had risen from his bed, and had groped his way thither.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XII—THE GRANDFATHER
6  A dull wrack was drifting slowly across the sky, and a star or two twinkled dimly here and there through the rifts of the clouds.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
7  A half moon broke through the rifts of racing clouds.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
8  The surface is very uneven, rising like the waves of a troubled sea, descending low, and interspersed by rifts that sink deep.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 10
9  Here and there seemed mighty rifts in the mountains, through which, as the sun began to sink, we saw now and again the white gleam of falling water.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Example Sentence:
1  The rift within the party deepens.
2  His actions only deepened the rift between himself and the majority of Congress.
3  The stream had cut a deep rift in the rock.
4  The rift within the organization reflects the growing bitterness of the dispute.
5  Capello believes there will be no long-term rift between the fans and the Manchester United star.