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middle way

noun

a mediating path or compromise between extremes of action or policy

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  • What she found herself doing was just to treat herself to the middle way.

    In the Cage Henry James
  • Curses follow you as you clamber out, and drop into the middle way.

    On the Heels of De Wet The Intelligence Officer
  • However, they provided a middle way; so father and daughter made the best of them.

  • There must be a middle way, and I want to get into it and to keep in it.

  • His ambition now casts a shadow that should warn him that the middle way is the best.

    Napoleon's Young Neighbor Helen Leah Reed
  • I wondered, seeing them both, whether there was no middle way with women.

  • He felt an intense pity, and the idea came to him that there might be a middle way, which would lessen the difficulty.

    The Hero William Somerset Maugham

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