alternative

[ awl-tur-nuh-tiv, al- ]SEE DEFINITION OF alternative

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALTERNATIVE

Master Headley did not like the alternative at all, and was a good deal perplexed.

In the absence of overtures there was no alternative but to march on Paris.

An acceptance so direct left Clarence no alternative: his fate was decided.

There was no alternative now but to cross the barrens to Whale River on foot.

Henry Dunbar was resolute; and the young lawyer had no alternative.

Now that I can think coolly of the business, I know that such an alternative is impossible.

There was only one alternative to a dead, burned-out, empty planet.

But even in acknowledging this she reserved to herself an alternative.

May there not be the alternative, I said, that we may persuade you to let us go?

But I couldn't—no, by heaven, I couldn't—accept the alternative.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ALTERNATIVE

loopholes

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