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the dead of night/winter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe dead of night/winterthe dead of night/winterDURINGthe middle of the night or the middle of the winter creeping around in the dead of night dead
Examples from the Corpus
the dead of night/winterPeople moving about in the dead of night, poisons being administered in a locked room.My house feels solid and safe and orderly; hyacinths and narcissus bloom indoors here even in the dead of winter.Even in the dead of night this was Frankie's house.She imagined Anastasia, Peace and Calm meeting in the dead of night to plan just this scene between them.The brave soldier was alone but stood his ground after confronting the men in the dead of night.The gangs carry out their raids in the dead of night, kitted out with night-sights and camouflage gear.Purple coneflower, a favored plant of summer, finds a second season in the dead of winter.I felt as if I had been violated in the dead of night.
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