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rife - vocabulary

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adjective

Of frequent or common occurrence; in widespread existence, prevalent, use, or activity; abundant, numerous, plentiful.

I love to see that Nature is so rife with life that myriads can be afforded to be sacrificed and suffered to prey on one another; that tender organizations can be so serenely squashed out of existence like pulp.

—Henry David Thoreau ”Walden” The Writings of Henry David Thoreau (1906)

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