Synonyms of 'rife'
Speculation is rife that he'll be sacked.
There is widespread support for the proposals.
the rampant corruption of the administration
Contrary to general opinion, Wiccans are not devil-worshippers.
It is common practice these days to administer vitamin K during childbirth.
the prevailing tide of current opinion
proposals for universal health care
individuals who have gone against the prevailing opinion
The abuse of crack has reached epidemic proportions in the US in recent years.
Smoking is becoming increasingly prevalent among younger women.
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a garden abounding with colour
If a place is bursting with people or things, it is full of them.
The place appears to be bursting with women directors.
Thesaurus for rife from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you say that something, usually something bad , is rife in a place or that the place is rife with it, you mean that it is very common.