One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘violence is rife in our cities’
widespread, general, common, universal, extensive, ubiquitous, global, omnipresent, everywhere, present everywhere, pandemic, epidemic, endemic, inescapable, insidious, prevalent, penetrating, pervading, pervasive, permeating, immanent
rare permeative, suffusive, permeant
2‘the village was rife with gossip’
overflowing, bursting, alive, swarming, teeming, seething, lousy
abounding in, abundant in, overrun by, full of
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