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synonyms for would rather

  • adopt
  • choose
  • go for
  • pick
  • promote
  • put
  • select
  • suggest
  • wish
  • advance
  • aggrandize
  • cull
  • desire
  • elect
  • elevate
  • fancy
  • finger
  • incline
  • mark
  • place
  • pose
  • present
  • proposition
  • propound
  • raise
  • tag
  • take
  • tap
  • upgrade
  • be partial to
  • be turned on to
  • fix upon
  • like better
  • opt for
  • optate
  • propone
  • put forward
  • would sooner
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antonyms for would rather

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  • dislike
  • hate
  • refuse
  • reject
  • decrease
  • depress
  • disgrace
  • drop
  • ignore
  • lessen
  • lose
  • lower
  • stop
  • withhold
  • spurn
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How to use would rather in a sentence

"Capital, capital," his lordship would remark with great alacrity, when there was no other way of escape.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Bessires was included because he would never win it at any later date, but his doglike devotion made him a priceless subordinate.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
And she would be wearing some of the jewels with the white dress—just a few, not many, of course.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
I was rather awed by his imposing appearance, and advanced timidly to the doors, which were of glass, and pulled the bell.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He shrank, as from some one who inflicted pain as a child, unwittingly, to see what the effect would be.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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