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alternative
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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as in: an alternative plan Define
something available as another possibility
  • But many copies contain the true account (as an alternative), derived no doubt from notes by Frodo or Samwise, both of whom learned the truth, though they seem to have been unwilling to delete anything actually written by the old hobbit himself.

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  • Let’s think of at least three alternatives before we decide what to do.
  • Can anyone think of a better alternative?

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as in: an alternative plan Define
something available as another possibility
as in: alternative medicine Define
non-traditional or non-standard
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