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Examples from the Web for amid
Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione asked residents to remain calm, amid fears of unrest.
His deficiencies and self-doubts, amid his epochal mission of liberation, are precisely what make him interesting.
Amid accusations of infidelity, she told reporters in 1988 that she and the former priest were just fine.
But amid this widespread and sustained dissatisfaction, 2014 was a terrible year for third-party candidates.
Holmes seemed to expedite matters promptly, amid rumors that she was frightened of the Church of Scientology.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?|Tim Teeman|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I thought you had entirely forgot my £20 amid the other weighty matters you had to settle for me.The Book-Hunter|John Hill Burton
She had left the Assize Court acquitted, declared to be innocent, amid the applause of the crowd.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII.|Guy de Maupassant
And before his journey was over, amid his sham triumphs, he began to be disturbed by disquieting rumours.Darkness and Dawn|Frederic W. Farrar
Amid powerful difficulties our brethren have not laboured in vain.
Amid the stentorian rampage none could hear their cries for aid, none could see their struggles for release.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. V (of VI)|Louis Creswicke