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Synonyms for amid



in the middle of


  • in the middle of
  • among
  • surrounded by
  • amongst
  • in the midst of
  • in the thick of
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"Ladies and Gentlemen," he began, amid a sustained interruption from the back.
And so, amid shouting and cheering, our fate was decided, and I found myself borne away in the human current which swirled towards the door, with my mind half stunned by the vast new project which had risen so suddenly before it.
In every flower sat little smiling Elves, singing gayly as they rocked amid the leaves.
Over the whole summit were dense throngs of knights, with no enemy that could be seen to face them, save only that at one corner of the plateau an eddy and swirl amid the crowded mass seemed to show that all resistance was not yet at an end.
Long ere they could gain the level ground, the Spaniards, seeing them riding swiftly amid the rocks, and being ignorant of their numbers, drew off from the captured hill, and, having secured their few prisoners, rode slowly in a long column, with drum-beating and cymbal-clashing, out of the valley.
But Master Coppenole, the hosier, must needs rise of a sudden, and Gringoire was forced to listen to him deliver, amid universal attention, the following abominable harangue.
The senator acknowledged the need to promptly look into the matter amid mounting complaints from commuters and motorists.
"The Monetary Board noted that prospects for global economic activity are likely to remain weak amid sustained trade tensions among major economies," it added.
'Amid pleasant weather I enjoyed the musical night where folk songs and Gatka were the main features,' Ayesha, a tourist from Karachi, said at the end of the programme.
"Keeping in mind the prediction of heavy rainfall in the state for the coming days by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the heads of the schools in the state in coordination with the District Magistrate (DM) can declare holiday amid heavy rainfall in the area, to ensure the safety and security of students in the monsoon season," the order issued by Om Kasra, Director of Primary Education, Rajasthan.
Top executives at the high street bank have reportedly been pushing chairman Vernon Hill to resign from the board amid torrid trading and growing pressure from regulators.
But gains on Monday did not offset last week's decline as crude oil futures posted the biggest price drop this year amid fears that the US-China trade dispute could accelerate the global economic slowdown.
Even now, results for 33 seats in central Kabul province have not been announced amid allegations of rigging, irregularities, and technical difficulties.
Amid the deadlock on the 2019 appropriations, the Cabinet-level Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC), last month slashed its gross domestic product (GDP) growth target for the year to 6-7 percent from 7-8 percent.
Since Meghan joined the royal family in May 2018, she has received a slew of negative press amid her transition from Hollywood actress to Duchess of Sussex.