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variants: or amidst

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1 in or into the middle of
  • having grown up amid farmers and ranchers, Keith still thinks of himself as a country boy at heart

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2 in the course of
  • amidst the messy divorce proceedings they never forgot that their children mattered most

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The first known use of amid was before the 12th century

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“Amid.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/amid. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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