Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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He was not halfway around the house before he heard a voice that chilled him with horror.

Halfway to the trolley line, the dog turned off into a by-road.

When I was halfway there I caught sight of him staring at the placard.

"I think I'll get down here," said Renmark, halfway between the two houses.

Halfway up the stretch Allis was riding stirrup to stirrup with her father.

Max insisted on changing loads with him when they were halfway home.

Halfway there he spoke again in the same mumbling undertone.

Halfway down the lawn he halted and laid his hand heavily on her wrist.

I repeat, it was an occasion when it would have been boorish in me to refuse to meet them halfway.

Halfway down to the village Charlie again reverted to his news.

WORD ORIGIN

also half-way, Old English healfweg; see half + way. Halfway house originally was a common name for inns midway between cities or stages.

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