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in the midst

1. Also, in one's midst. Surrounded by, among, as in I saw a familiar face in the midst of the crowd, or To think there was a Nobel Prize winner in our midst! [c. 1500s]
2. See in the middle of, def. 1.
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The word that Jesus proclaims is God's very presence and purpose in the midst of the opposition that God's word faces.
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In the midst of scrolling through some of that E-mail, the entertainer exhales a deep sigh and shakes his head.
They were most frequent in the early 1830s, as the newly installed regime struggled to stabilize itself in the midst of a major economic crisis; the simultaneous legitimist uprising in the west and the huge republican demonstration of June 6, 1832 in Paris could easily have toppled the Orleanist order.
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In the midst of conflict, we often question our purpose and value in the conflict.
(We used terms like that then.) I told him of my feelings of rejection and isolation in the midst of parties and other social events.
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In the midst of darkness, this little one was a light ray.
In the midst of it all, the FBI was accused of having provided Israeli authorities with intelligence it had gathered on Ismael.