from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- prep. Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects. See usage note at amidst.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as among.
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The world owes a very large part of its sufferings to tyrants; but what tyrant was there amongst the ancients, whom the poets did not place _amongst the gods_?
Advice to Young Men And (Incidentally) to Young Women in the Middle and Higher Ranks of Life. In a Series of Letters, Addressed to a Youth, a Bachelor, a Lover, a Husband, a Father, a Citizen, or a Subject.
I don't know about her, but for me it was an instant green light when they mentioned her name amongst others.
And there seem to be high hopes for the title amongst gamers.
The last of their thirteen toasts prayed that “the United States, cemented by the New Constitution,” would “rise beautiful as a Phoenix from the ashes of contempt,” and that “Commerce, in all its branches, flourish unrestricted under its auspices, as long as America has a name amongst the nations.”
But then, I found that when the first few chords would strike, I wouldn't skip ahead... until I was actively searching for the title amongst thousands, and repeating it over and over again.
XP 2011 reached far beyond the 8,000 fans who attended the event - who actively spread the word amongst their online friends on Facebook and Twitter, as well as on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network.
Then we merely got a first look at the title amongst a crammed demonstration room filled with sweaty game journalists, but now we've sat down with a more streamlined interface and gameplay style that promise to move the series forward in leaps and bounds.
The company's most successful title, Ragnarok Online, has more than 40 million registered users worldwide with over 3 million in the US, ranking the title amongst the most popular online games played throughout the world. unlimited
The women battled for the title amongst nine other squads, entering a final score of 787, eclipsing second-place North Carolina State by over 150 points.
Herbert MunkCoventry• I can explain to Sarah Churchwell why Scrabblers prefer the word "amongst" to "among".
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