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  • s  equally distant from the extremes
  • s  at a point midway between two extremes
    at the halfway mark
  • s  including only half or a portion
    halfway measures
  • r  at half the distance; at the middle
    he was halfway down the ladder when he fell

  • On the way to Kennedy Airport, the car stalled halfway through the Midtown Tunnel, between Manhattan and Queens.
  • It had a troubled birth; Nabokov almost burned the manuscript of Lolita halfway through and its first publisher was a French pornographic press.
  • The damaged link part of a network of eight similar pieces is about 2 inches thick and was cracked halfway through.
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  • David Duval in Forbes
    I've been working toward greatness, not just getting back to making cuts and managing to play halfway decent,said Duval, who had made only one cut in 11 starts this year before arriving at Royal Birkdale. "That story is yet to be told as...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in Washington Post
    Senator Obama' says hes getting tired of the campaign. His supporters say they want it to end,"" Clinton added. "Could you imagine if Rocky Balboa had gotten halfway up those stairs and said, 'Well, I guess that''s about far enough?' That"s...

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