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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALTERNATELY

Stir them gradually into the milk, alternately with the cocoa-nut and sugar.

In this capacity I was alternately farmer, rancher, cattleman.

Mix in gradually the flour and sugar, alternately with the eggs, which should be well beaten.

Now, in retrospection, she was alternately sorry that she had said as much and that she had not said more.

The fourth row you pearl three, knit one, and pearl six, alternately.

The road was alternately rough in the valley, or over slippery ledges.

Or did the Thompsons use them alternately, upon the principle of ride and tie?

Mother and daughter were alternately laughing and crying and kissing each other.

We have all seen such people, and alternately admired and laughed at them.

In public she praised her wards; in private she alternately scolded and petted them.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from alternate (adj.) + -ly (2).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ALTERNATELY

by turns

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