late, stay up late, stay up into the small hours, keep late hours.
midst, n. thick, thick of things, thick of it; heart, core, kernel, nucleus, hub; center, middle, midpoint, Archaic, mid; epicenter, dead center, bull's eye.
midway, adj. 1. equidistant, halfway; mean, medi
al, mesial, medium, mezzo, mid, middle.
-adv. 2. halfway, in the middle, betwixt and between, Inf. plumb or smack or smack-dab in the middle; half and half, neither here nor there, It. mezzo-mezzo.
midwife, n. deliverer, obstetrician, baby doctor, Lucina, Fr. accoucheuse.
midwifery, n. obstetrics, tocology; delivery, parturition.
mien, n. air, aura, presence, demeanor, attitude,
feel, climate; manner, mode, mood, style, way; poise, composure, easy way, self-confidence, self-possession, self-assuredness; deportment, conduct, behavior, actions; bearing, carriage, port, posture, stance, stand, pose, position, aspect, appearance, semblance, complexion, cast, guise, form, feature; countenance, look, visage, expression.
miff, n. 1. Informal, pique, pet, huff, dudgeon,
bile, gall, sulk, rancor, Archaic, pucker; bad mood,
peevishness, petulance, Rare, petulancy, indignation, resentment, grudge, bitterness, acerbity; annoyance, irritation, displeasure, disgruntled state; choler, ill temper, temper, ire, fume, state, Inf. dander, Inf. stew.
2. tiff, spat, squabble, dustup, Inf. hassle, Brit. Dial. fratch; disagreement, difference of opinion, falling-out; quarrel, argument, altercation, row, Inf. barney. -v. 3. offend, give offense to, hurt, hurt [s.o.'s]
feelings, chagrin, insult, injure, smart, wound, damage, harm; wrong, grieve, aggrieve, abuse, mistreat, ill-treat; pique, huff, give umbrage to, embitter, put [s.o.] in a bad mood, make [s.o.] sore, Inf. put [s.o.] off, SI.
tee [s.o.] off; displease, disgruntle, upset, irritate, annoy, vex, chafe, nettle, provoke, anger, rile, raise [s.o.'s] dander,
might, n. 1. force, power, strength, mightiness, brute force or strength, toughness, powerfulness, forcefulness, sturdiness, stalwartness; brawn, beef, muscle, physique, Inf. beefiness, Inf. huskiness, Inf. heftiness; stability, solidity, staunchness, hardness, thew, thews, sinew, sinews, musculature, Literary. puissance; robustness, potency, vigor, energy, intensity, vehemence, fortitude, staying or sticking power, grit, stamina, SI.
gutsiness; ruggedness, heartiness, lustiness, stoutness, main, muscularity, brawniness.
2. authoritativeness, influence, ability, SI.
clout; authority, weight, superiority, stature, consequence, eminence, rank, seniority; importance, prominence, dominion, domination, sway; ascendance, prerogative.
3. prowess, competence, capability; durability, endurance; invincibility, indomitability, invulnerability, impregnability, impenetrability, unassailability, insuperability.
4. with might and main mightily, powerfully, forcefully, with all one's strength; vigorously, strongly, stoutly, stalwartly, robustly, soundly, staunchly, with utmost effort, with everything at one's command, full force, full blast; lustily, heartily, energetically, giving one's all, with everything one has got, intensely.
mightily, adv. 1. strongly, powerfully, by main force, forcibly, with a strong hand, by brute strength or force, soundly, firmly; in a mighty manner, manfully, potently, forcefully, strenuously, with Herculean effort, with all one's might, with everything that is in one, sturdily, ruggedly; vigorously, hammer and tongs, tooth and nail, heart and soul, Latin, vi et ar-mis, with might and main, with a vengeance; to the best of one's ability, so far as one can, as best one can, as lies in one's power or scope; dynamically, strikingly, tellingly, to good account or purpose. See - might (def. 4).