Usage examples for alternating

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. East winds, alternating with sleet showers, seemed the order of the day. – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
  4. 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
  5. We are alternating sentinels in this perennial parade . – NATURAE by Dom