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The signature “Christmapolitan,” a holiday-themed riff on the Cosmopolitan with cinnamon and spiced cranberry sauce, will be back as well.
CAN CHRISTMAS-THEMED MIRACLE BARS HELP SAVE AMERICA’S DEVASTATED BAR INDUSTRY?RACHEL SCHALLOMOCTOBER 24, 2020FORTUNE
We got slightly overexcited about the design here without thinking about how clunky it might be to take out, so definitely riff on our idea.
HOW TO BUILD OUT YOUR SUBARU FORESTER FOR $350 OR LESSMADELEINE LAPLANTE-DUBEOCTOBER 15, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
He was a classically trained pianist who also created some of the most distinctive guitar riffs in rock history.
GUITAR LEGEND EDDIE VAN HALEN DIES OF CANCER AT 65RADMARYAOCTOBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
Video games such as “Gran Turismo 4” and “Guitar Hero” have used his riffs.
GUITAR LEGEND EDDIE VAN HALEN DIES OF CANCER AT 65RADMARYAOCTOBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
The result was this 160-word riff, the sort of thing that will end up in history books as a marker of why the United States found itself in its current position.
IN 160 WORDS, TRUMP REVEALS HOW LITTLE HE CARES ABOUT THE PANDEMICPHILIP BUMPSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
These are the poorer class of models—the riff-raff of the Quarter—who get anywhere from a few sous to a few francs for a séance.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
Riff is only a few miles from Kesgrave Church, where you can still see the tombstone of the gipsy queen in the churchyard.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
The father of one of the oldest inhabitants of Riff witnessed the immense concourse of gipsies who attended the funeral.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
The floating riff-raff had passed away, leaving a solid, intelligent population of sixteen hundred.
OCEAN TO OCEAN ON HORSEBACKWILLARD GLAZIER
The punishment inflicted on the Riff pirates was soon forgotten, and they continued their depredations on British commerce.
HOW BRITANNIA CAME TO RULE THE WAVESW.H.G. KINGSTON
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WORDS RELATED TO RIFF

  • browsed
  • brush over
  • dipped
  • examined
  • flipped through
  • gave the once-over
  • glance over
  • glanced
  • got the cream
  • hit the high spots
  • leaf through
  • ran eye over
  • read
  • read swiftly
  • riffed
  • riffled
  • scanned
  • skipped
  • thumb through
  • turned the pages
  • went once over lightly
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