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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In the center. The location of something surrounded by other things.

Usage examples (30)
  • In the midst of darkness, light
  • In the midst of the crowd
  • But to accentuate the medievalisms in our midst is as deluding as trying to keep our Royal Mounted an army of lyrical "RoseMaries".
  • Scientists warn Earth is in midst of a mass extinction ... for more
Tutoring comment
  • In the morning's "mist" (a haze or fog) the ship narrowly "missed" (to barely avoid) the other vessel in its "midst" (a position of proximity).
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