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Also, in one's midst. Surrounded by, among, as in I saw a familiar face in the midst of the crowd, or To think there was a Nobel Prize winner in our midst! [c. 1500s]

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See in the middle of, def. 1.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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