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synonyms for alternatives

  • opportunity
  • option
  • substitute
  • druthers
  • pick
  • preference
  • recourse
  • redundancy
  • selection
  • sub
  • back-up
  • other
  • other fish in sea
  • other fish to fry
  • take it or leave it
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antonyms for alternatives

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  • rejection
  • compulsion
  • constraint
  • necessity
  • obligation
  • restraint
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How to use alternatives in a sentence

The Company, we understand, strenuously deny the necessity of these alternatives.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
He recoiled from either of these alternatives; and then suddenly, as he racked his brains, a wild idea flashed over him.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Both alternatives are equally probable; and the image has always been secreted so jealously that any identification is impossible.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
The second device was to lay before an extraordinary council the two alternatives and ask their decision.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
It is a grievous wrong done to the people to place them between these alternatives.
THE DUTY OF DISOBEDIENCE TO THE FUGITIVE SLAVE ACTLYDIA MARIA CHILD
Surrender, death, or outside help, were the only alternatives.
THE TRANSFORMATION OF JOBFREDERICK VINING FISHER
Thanks to these terrible alternatives many of the country folk decided to enlist under his command.
THE REIGN OF GREEDJOSE RIZAL
Who is sufficient for the calling of the Gospel ministry, when such are the alternatives involved in it?
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
She bloomed with alternatives—she resembled some dull garden-path which under a copious downpour has begun to flaunt with colour.
THE MARRIAGESHENRY JAMES
He did not put the alternatives so much in juxtaposition as I have; but they lay certainly in that manner on his thoughts.
BARRINGTONCHARLES JAMES LEVER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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