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Synonyms for midst

in the midst of

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Synonyms for midst

a point or an area equidistant from all sides of something

the most intensely active central part

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Synonyms for midst

the location of something surrounded by other things

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They alluded also to other and more recent woe, but in the midst of their talk their voices seemed to melt into the sound of the wind sweeping mournfully among the autumn leaves; and when the lady lifted her eyes, there was she kneeling in the hollow between three hills.
In the midst of this wild scene, where unbound passions jostled each other in a drunken career, there was one solemn voice of a man, and a manly and melodious voice it might once have been.
I saw there in the midst of this fire that burns not the swift and elegant porpoise
The Bannacks immediately posted themselves on each side of a dark ravine, through which the enemy must pass, and, just as they were entangled in the midst of it, attacked them with great fury.
In the midst of the discussion about a teacher, another young coloured man from Ohio, who had been a soldier, in some way found his way into town.
Few people who were not right in the midst of the scenes can form any exact idea of the intense desire which the people of my race showed for an education.
The earth heaved up, and with great difficulty some few spectators obtained a momentary glimpse of the projectile victoriously cleaving the air in the midst of the fiery vapors!
There they were, isolated at the top of one of the larger branches shooting out in the midst of one of those miniature forests called baobab-trees.
But, in the midst of these yells and howls, a strange, unexpected--nay what seemed an impossible--cry had been heard!
What do you expect to do in the midst of this darkness?"
The four personages, after having reaped a rich reward of applause for their reverences, began, in the midst of profound silence, a prologue, which we gladly spare the reader.
A tattered mendicant, who could not collect any coins, lost as he was in the midst of the crowd, and who had not probably found sufficient indemnity in the pockets of his neighbors, had hit upon the idea of perching himself upon some conspicuous point, in order to attract looks and alms.
Any one who has thrown a stone into a frog pond, or fired a shot into a covey of birds, can form an idea of the effect produced by these incongruous words, in the midst of the general attention.
The locomotive, guided by an English engineer and fed with English coal, threw out its smoke upon cotton, coffee, nutmeg, clove, and pepper plantations, while the steam curled in spirals around groups of palm-trees, in the midst of which were seen picturesque bungalows, viharis (sort of abandoned monasteries), and marvellous temples enriched by the exhaustless ornamentation of Indian architecture.
The train stopped, at eight o'clock, in the midst of a glade some fifteen miles beyond Rothal, where there were several bungalows, and workmen's cabins.