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mediate

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occupying a position equally distant from the ends or extremes
  • He has a black-and-white view of human nature, believing that there is no mediate state between good and evil.
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mediate

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to act as a go-between for opposing sides
  • Their middle child is often asked to mediate between the oldest and the youngest.
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interpose, interfere, intervene, mediate, intercede mean to come or go between. interpose often implies no more than this.
    • interposed herself between him and the door
interfere implies hindering.
    • noise interfered with my concentration
intervene may imply an occurring in space or time between two things or a stepping in to stop a conflict.
    • quarreled until the manager intervened
mediate implies intervening between hostile factions.
    • mediated between the parties
intercede implies acting for an offender in begging mercy or forgiveness.
    • interceded on our behalf


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