Posted on: December 17, 2013

WORD OF THE DAY: Rife

WORD OF THE DAY: Rife

rife (adjective): very common (and often unpleasant)

Examples:

Winter storms are often rife with school closings, power outages, and snow ball fights!

“…when suspicion and cruelty were rife, and gaunt Hunger wept beside Bereavement, – in such a case, the work of any instrument of social regeneration was in large part foredoomed to failure.”
W.E.B. Dubois, The Souls of Black Folk