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Usage examples for alternating

  1. We are alternating sentinels in this perennial parade . – NATURAE by Dom
  2. It seemed to Fleda not difficult for each to know of what the other was thinking- to know indeed that they had in common two alternating visions, one of which, at moments, brought them as by a common impulse to a pause. – The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James
  3. If men like him are the light, men like us are the lantern that shields it from the alternating winds of rapacity and resentment. – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips
  4. East winds, alternating with sleet showers, seemed the order of the day. – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
  5. So far as I understand the order of things, life consists of nothing but horrors, squabbles, and trivialities mixed together or alternating! – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
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