Rifts vs Sifts - What's the difference?

rifts | sifts |


As verbs the difference between rifts and sifts

is that rifts is (rift) while sifts is (sift).

As a noun rifts

is .

rifts

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  • (rift)
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    sifts

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    Verb

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  • (sift)
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    sift

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    Verb

  • To sieve or strain (something).
  • To separate or scatter (things) as if by sieving.
  • To examine (something) carefully.
  • * 1748 . David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 28.
  • But if we still carry on our sifting humour, and ask, What is the foundation of all conclusions from experience ? this implies a new question.
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    It immediately occurred to him to sift her on the subject of Isabella and Theodore.

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    * sifter

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