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Word: rife

Definition: (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current

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::: hovel - shack; small wretched house
::: sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
::: cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
::: raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
::: autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
::: uproar - noisy confusion
::: splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
::: vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
::: inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)