Synonyms for lieu

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This was his in lieu of the money which he would have earned if they had killed Lanning on the spot.

In a pathetic sort of way, she mothered Christine in lieu of her own daughter.

A burnt stick and a barn door served Wilkie in lieu of pencil and canvas.

This is then properly transferred to us, in lieu of our cheque.

The grinning death's head seal was appended in lieu of a signature, as before.

Mrs. Black, in lieu of the secretary, who was absent, read the minutes.

She was like a superior sort of doll with white cheeks in lieu of red.

An active in lieu of a passive mind did its part in the improvement of her health.

She was Miss Heath's companion in lieu of Mrs. Heath, deceased.

"It shall be read over him in lieu of burial service," said Echo.