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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a flimsy, insignificant, weak, or vague manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • His works tenuously survive in the minds of a few scholars
  • Adjective : a tenuous argument. ,He holds a rather tenuous position in history. ,He gave a rather tenuous account of his past life
  • He looked tenuously tethered and extremely dangerous.
  • Nostalgia only works when it's tenuously out of reach. for more
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