Rife vs Nife - What's the difference?
As a proper noun rife
is (region in northern morocco
As a noun nife is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Widespread, common (especially of unpleasant or harmful things).
- Smallpox was rife after the siege had been lifted.
- Before the plague of London, inflammations of the lungs were rife and mortal.
* 1900 , Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams'', ''Avon Books , (translated by James Strachey) pg. 170:
- The tumult of loud mirth was rife .
* 2013 , Daniel Taylor, Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic climbs highest to sink Benfica'' (in ''The Guardian , 15 May 2013)[http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2013/may/15/benfica-chelsea-europa-league]
- The 'denominational considerations' mentioned below relate, of course, to anti-Semitic feeling, which was already rife in Vienna during the last years of the nineteenth century.
Abounding; present in large numbers, plentiful.
- They will have to reflect on a seventh successive defeat in a European final while Chelsea try to make sense of an eccentric season rife with controversy and bad feeling but once again one finishing on an exhilarating high.
(obsolete) Having power; active; nimble.
* J. Webster
- These woodlands are rife with red deer.
- What! I am rife a little yet.
- The snowdrops grow rife on the slopes of Mount Pembroke.
* Nife, NiFe
(geology) nickel–iron, especially the material that makes up the core of the Earth