The article, by Jonathan Strong, is rife with scaremongering, anonymously sourced accusations.
Speculation that the two are now set for a longer term relationship is rife, but it may be wide of the mark.
Speculation is now rife that either “business interests” or foreign secret services—most probably Russian—are behind such efforts.
And, if that wasn't bizarre enough, the song is rife with unexpected sexual innuendo.
Russian-language websites were rife with negative speculation about the real reasons the French star was praising Russia.
Of our Georgian poetry, it must suffice to note that here, too, the temper of adventure in form is rife.
The speculations which once would have been rife enough, were now silent.
Political questions were not rife—indeed were scarcely known among us.
Venice and Ravenna are belted in with swamps, and fevers are rife in the autumn.
In these uncertain conditions, speculation, usury and anarchy were rife.
Old English rife "abundant, common, prevalent," from Proto-Germanic *rif- (cf. Old Norse rifr, Swedish river, Norwegian riv, Middle Dutch riif, Middle Low German rive "abundant, generous"), said to be from PIE root *rei- "to scratch, tear, cut" "The prevalence of the word in early southern texts is in favour of its being native in English, rather than an adoption from Scandinavian." [OED]