alternatively, there is an informal proposal to set up a special inquiry into atrocities in Syria.
alternatively, they argue, she could become a lady-in-waiting to her sister and step inside the protective caress of the Palace.
alternatively, one can consult facts—and it's no wonder, when you do, why Berman and Davenport don't mention any numbers.
alternatively, he has been described by Egyptian officials as a disillusioned radical, on his way to meet Hamas in Gaza.
alternatively, he gets caught in a lie and does that nervous laugh thing, which America is onto by now.
The year begins in April-May and comprises twelve lunar months of thirty and twenty-nine days alternatively.
The piers of the Nave are alternatively circular and octagonal.
Extend and push him forward, passing one while from the Walk to that of the Trot, and so alternatively.
"Or alternatively, by the act of party or parties unknown," interpolated Warriner.
Damaraland is alternatively known as Hereroland, both names being derived from the tribes inhabiting the region.
1580s, "offering one or the other of two," from Medieval Latin alternativus, from Latin alternatus, past participle of alternare (see alternate (v.)). Meaning "purporting to be a superior choice to what is in general use" was current by 1970 (earliest reference is to the media); e.g. alternative energy (1975). Related: Alternatively.
1620s, in rhetoric, from Medieval Latin alternativus (see alternative (adj.)). Of courses of action, from 1814. Of objects, etc., "the other of two which may be chosen," by 1838.