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amid
 ad.  in the middle of; among; surrounded by
Example Sentence:
1  The little boy felt strange amid so many adult people.
2  The trial took place amid a blaze of publicity.
3  The dollar has fallen in value amid rumors of weakness in the US economy.
4  Several employees were suspended amid allegations that financial improprieties had been committed.
5  Their marriage took place amid a blaze of publicity.
6  Go placidly, amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.
7  A senior leader cancelled a trip to Britain yesterday amid growing signs of a possible political crisis.
8  He and other leaders are more optimistic than eight years ago, when Easley's began his term amid a recession.
9  They saw a column still vertical amid the ruins.
10  The economic relationship between the two nations has expanded during the past decade amid China's economic boom and Argentina's rise in agrarian production.
11  In fancy, the voluptuous votary of fashion sees herself amid the festive throng, 'the observed of all observers.'
12  Aircraft carrying ballot boxes were shot at amid allegations of corruption and vote rigging.
13  The latest members of the world's most exclusive club, the Nobel laureates, will be announced this week, in a year with more than usual certainty that amid the smiles and champagne will be acrimony and regret.
14  Support for the monarchy has declined during the investigation amid a broader institutional crisis in the country, while the King's deteriorating health has fuelled calls for his abdication.
Classic Sentence: (205 in 14 pages)
1  It is probable that he, also, was disentangling from amid the vague ideas of a poor man, ignorant of everything, something excessive.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
2  At times, amid his convict toil, he paused.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
3  He witnesses, amid his death-pangs, the immense madness of the sea.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—BILLOWS AND SHADOWS
4  This time a badly oiled hinge suddenly emitted amid the silence a hoarse and prolonged cry.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
5  One overflows with serenity, with gayety, with ecstasy; one is a radiance amid the night.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—M. MADELEINE IN MOURNING
6  One day the sisters heard her say amid her fever: "I have been a sinner; but when I have my child beside me, it will be a sign that God has pardoned me."
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE BEGINNING OF REPOSE
7  They fought hand to hand amid the trees.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—HOUGOMONT
8  Each historian traces, to some extent, the particular feature which pleases him amid this pell-mell.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE QUID OBSCURUM OF BATTLES
9  Several squares of the Guard, motionless amid this stream of the defeat, as rocks in running water, held their own until night.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—THE LAST SQUARE
10  A being resembling a man was walking amid the bell-glasses of the melon beds, rising, stooping, halting, with regular movements, as though he were dragging or spreading out something on the ground.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—THE ENIGMA BECOMES DOUBLY MYSTERIOUS
11  Radiant faces, white foreheads, innocent eyes, full of merry light, all sorts of auroras, were scattered about amid these shadows.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—GAYETIES
12  He goes to the spectacles which God furnishes gratis; he gazes at the sky, space, the stars, flowers, children, the humanity among which he is suffering, the creation amid which he beams.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—MARIUS GROWN UP
13  At midday, a thousand white butterflies took refuge there, and it was a divine spectacle to see that living summer snow whirling about there in flakes amid the shade.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOLIIS AC FRONDIBUS
14  A few constellations here and there in the deep, pale azure, the earth all black, the heavens all white, a quiver amid the blades of grass, everywhere the mysterious chill of twilight.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE CHAIN-GANG
15  The storm increased in violence, and the heavy downpour beat upon the back of the colossus amid claps of thunder.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...