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1‘surgery may be the only recourse’
option, possibility, alternative, possible course of action, resort, way out, person to turn to, place to turn to, source of assistance, available resource, hope, remedy, choice, expedient
‘all three countries had recourse to the IMF for standby loans’
resort to, make use of, use, avail oneself of, utilize, employ, turn to, call on, draw on, bring into play, bring into service, look to, appeal to
fall back on, run to
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.