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Speaking alone to cameras from his reception room, rather than to the usual packed joint session of the General Assembly, he alternately struck somber and upbeat themes.
HOGAN URGES RESILIENCE IN STATE OF STATE SPEECH, WARNS OF GRIM VACCINATION TIMELINEERIN COX, OVETTA WIGGINSFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Known alternately as Cozy Bear and APT29, they have compiled a long list of breaches, including the hack of the Democratic National Committee in 2016.
HOW RUSSIAN HACKERS INFILTRATED THE US GOVERNMENT FOR MONTHS WITHOUT BEING SPOTTEDPATRICK HOWELL ONEILLDECEMBER 15, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
We forget to make rice the day before, so in goes a heaping pile of freshly cooked basmati rice, and maybe an egg, or some frozen shrimp, so that the texture is alternately crispy and goopy.
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Prospect executives tap danced, alternately denying problems and explaining away the repeated findings of imminent threat.
INVESTORS EXTRACTED $400 MILLION FROM A HOSPITAL CHAIN THAT SOMETIMES COULDN’T PAY FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES OR GAS FOR AMBULANCESBY PETER ELKIND WITH DORIS BURKESEPTEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
For his heart seemed alternately full and empty; all the life he had was centred there.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
It was not dark, for two little stars, a pale sun and a red moon, alternately illumined all parts.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
All the wings are of a gray colour beneath, the fringe being alternately white and brown.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
They are part of a family of eight children, four of whom are dumb, the dumb and the speakers being born alternately.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Cast on a hundred stitches with white wool, and knit and pearl alternately for four rows.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
White wool—Knit and pearl alternately for four rows; decrease at the beginning and ending of the two plain rows.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO ALTERNATELY

  • again
  • alternately
  • betimes
  • cyclically
  • discontinuously
  • infrequently
  • occasionally
  • periodically
  • sometimes
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