- v.猛地劈开[撕开]( rive的过去式和过去分词 ); 劈开（木头或石头）;
The four provinces are riven by deep family and tribal conflicts.
Her heart was riven with deep sorrow.
The upper surface of glacier is riven by crevasses.
Her heart was riven by grief.
The waves were running mountains high and the inky clouds were riven by forked lightning.
The Congress is both riven by ideology and dominated by parochial concerns.
Her heart riven with deep sorrow.
A wild landscape is riven by deep gorges and clothed in steamy forests.
The man grinned , seeing the defeat in Riven's eyes, and beat down his blade.
And the combination of pork - stuffed legislation and scandal - riven bail - outs threatens to create a populist backlash.
The grand canyon was not dug by the hand of man, but riven by nature.
Under the regency of the Chuck Prince, the Citi riven by competing baronies.