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. blood relative one related by blood or origin
  5. alternate go back and forth
  6. plaintive expressing sorrow
  7. periwinkle plant derivative an antineoplastic drug used to treat some forms of cancer
  8. alterative tending to cure or restore to health
  9. alternatively in place of, or as an alternative to
  10. alliterative having the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable
  11. consternate fill with confusion, dismay, or dread
  12. acculturative of or relating to acculturation
  13. opinionative obstinate in your opinions
  14. Verbesina alternifolia perennial herb with showy yellow flowers
  15. Lapplander a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
  16. contaminative making impure by contact or mixing
  17. counterintuitive contrary to what common sense would suggest
  18. alternately in an alternating sequence or position
  19. planetary nebula a nebula that was once thought to be a star with its planets but is now thought to be a very hot star surrounded by an expanding envelope of ionized gases that emit a fluorescent glow because of intense radiation from the star
  20. agglutinative united as if by glue