1. alternative one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
  2. pleading in the alternative a pleading that alleges facts so separate that it is difficult to determine which facts the person intends to rely on
  3. consternation sudden shock or dismay that causes confusion
  4. external drive a drive with its own power supply and fan mounted outside the computer system enclosure and connected to the computer by a cable
  5. excellently extremely well
  6. accelerative tending to increase velocity
  7. excellent very good; of the highest quality
  8. unadulterated without qualification
  9. agglutinative united as if by glue
  10. alliterative having the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable
  11. alternate go back and forth
  12. Clitoria turnatea vine of tropical Asia having pinnate leaves and bright blue flowers with yellow centers
  13. alterative tending to cure or restore to health
  14. contaminative making impure by contact or mixing
  15. alternatively in place of, or as an alternative to
  16. genital torture blunt or penetrating trauma or rape (vaginal or anal)
  17. Astilbe biternata North American astilbe with panicles of creamy white flowers
  18. consternate fill with confusion, dismay, or dread
  19. alendronate a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause
  20. externalize make objective or give reality to