Example sentences for: amidst

How can you use “amidst” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • There is a long amiable letter to the young Lafayette in 1779, in which Washington, in a giddy mood, drifts into a reverie about competing for Lafayette's young wife with Lafayette himself--a funny bit of teasing, followed abruptly by a rueful reassurance, worthy of Stendhal himself, that "amidst all the wonders recorded in holy writ no instance can be produced where a Woman from real inclination has preferred an old man."

  • The most northerly of the western Maui oceanfront resorts, the Ritz-Carlton is a grand hotel with hints of tropical plantation days, set amidst rugged coves and mountains.

  • It is entirely absent in all archaeal proteomes available to date, and amidst the eukaryotes is only detectable in the animal lineage.

  • A short while ago, amidst all the editorial stones thrown at President Clinton for not confessing to his misdeeds, Today's Papers challenged newspapers to make sure that they themselves were not failing to come clean about any misconduct in their own glass houses.

  • Amidst all this, Jack Lord and his hair died.


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