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middle

adjective average, axial, centermost, central, centric, centroidal, equidistant, halfway, interjacent, intermediate, mean, medial, median, mediate, mediocre, medium, mid, midmost, midway, pivotal

middle

noun average, axis, center, centrality, central part, central point, central position, centrum, core, focal point, heart, hub, kernel, mean, medium, mesne, midst, nucleus
See also: average, center, central, interior, intermediate, mediocre, mesne
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If you will but walk with me out into the middle of the road, I'll give you such a crack as shall drive some honesty into your thick skull.
Middle was seized without ceremony, while Robin sat himself down to breathe.
From your own figures, we of the middle class are more powerful than labor," Mr.
The middle class is a wobbly little lamb between a lion and a tiger.
Then they all looked at the river and saw the Scarecrow perched upon his pole in the middle of the water, looking very lonely and sad.
This development has, in its time, reacted on the extension of industry; and in proportion as industry, commerce, navigation, railways extended, in the same proportion the bourgeoisie developed, increased its capital, and pushed into the background every class handed down from the Middle Ages.
The bourgeoisie has disclosed how it came to pass that the brutal display of vigour in the Middle Ages, which Reactionists so much admire, found its fitting complement in the most slothful indolence.
One was a woman in a slim black dress, belted small under the armpits, with bulges like a cabbage in the middle of the sleeves, and a large black scoop-shovel bonnet with a black veil, and white slim ankles crossed about with black tape, and very wee black slippers, like a chisel, and she was leaning pensive on a tombstone on her right elbow, under a weeping willow, and her other hand hanging down her side holding a white handkerchief and a reticule, and underneath the picture it said "Shall I Never See Thee More Alas.
Gentlemen," said Jacquotte, who came into the middle of the room, and there took her stand, with her hands on her hips, "the soup is on the table.
In the middle of the night, and under all the rest of our distresses, one of the men that had been down to see cried out we had sprung a leak; another said there was four feet water in the hold.
As the weather grew warmer it was not sensibly worn away by the water, nor broken up and floated off as in rivers, but, though it was completely melted for half a rod in width about the shore, the middle was merely honeycombed and saturated with water, so that you could put your foot through it when six inches thick; but by the next day evening, perhaps, after a warm rain followed by fog, it would have wholly disappeared, all gone off with the fog, spirited away.
The head of Job Anderson, the boatswain, appeared at the middle loophole.