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synonyms for in lieu of

  • sooner
  • willingly
  • alternately
  • alternatively
  • as a matter of choice
  • by choice
  • by preference
  • first
  • in preference
  • just as soon
  • more readily
  • more willingly
  • much sooner
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antonyms for in lieu of

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  • extremely
  • insignificantly
  • little
  • violently
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How to use in lieu of in a sentence

Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
It is the quiet chef lieu of the Allier, and was once the capital of the Bourbonnais.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Large divans of the richest crimson and violet brocades lined the walls, while ample curtains of the same served in lieu of doors.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO IN LIEU OF

  • alternately
  • alternatively
  • as a matter of choice
  • by choice
  • by preference
  • first
  • in lieu of
  • in preference
  • just as soon
  • more readily
  • more willingly
  • much sooner
  • sooner
  • willingly
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