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Adjective
Very slender or fine
“The forests were joined by tenuous strands of green that snaked across the cleared fields.”
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Subject to dispute or questions
“This is because it has only a tenuous link to any empirical base.”
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(of something abstract) Perceived only with attention to detail or subtlety
“There is a tenuous distinction between being genuinely articulate and word salad.”
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Significantly below an amount or level that is adequate
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Not based on sound or reliable evidence or reasoning
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Improbable in the degree of likelihood
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Not existent
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Susceptible to illness or adverse conditions
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Lean, thin, and having little flesh
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Not conspicuous
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Lacking in originality, variation, spirit or energy
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Hard to find, capture, or achieve
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Visually indistinct
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Unable to be felt by touch
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Lasting for a very short time
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Rare in nature
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