Definition of Tenably

1. Adverb. In a tenable manner. ¹



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Definition of Tenably

1. tenable [adv] - See also: tenable

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenably

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ten past
ten penny nail
ten percent
ten pound Pom
ten pound tourist
ten sack
ten thousand
ten to
ten to the dozen
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tenablenesses
tenably (current term)
tenace
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tenaculums

Literary usage of Tenably

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1893)
"What a ta] figures tell and how pa it always seems to me, old sentinel of the pac tenably meaningless t and gigs that go rum the old bridge are its words of ..."

2. The Fourth Gospel in Research and Debate: A Series of Essays on Problems by Benjamin Wisner Bacon (1910)
"... and the great victories of Drummond, Lightfoot, and Abbott were won by the use of the external evidence to disprove this un- tenably late date. ..."

3. The Fourth Gospel in Research and Debate: A Series of Essays on Problems by Benjamin Wisner Bacon (1910)
"... and the great victories of Drummond, Lightfoot, and Abbott were won by the use of the external evidence to disprove this un- tenably late date. ..."

4. Publications of the Southern History Association by Southern History Association (1902)
"Less tenably, he makes the strength of historical position yield to the imminent demands of civilization. These theories make the Constitution weaker than a ..."

5. The Wonders of the Little World; Or, A General History of Man: Displaying by Nathaniel Wanley, William Johnston (1806)
"... his body shrunk ; his strength diminished ; and his voice grew tenably weaker. This sad alteration was ascribed to the imprudent trials he was al- ..."

6. Publications of the Southern History Association by Southern History Association (1902)
"Less tenably, he makes the strength of historical position yield to the imminent demands of civilization. These theories make the Constitution weaker than a ..."

7. The Sánkhya Aphorisms of Kapila: With Illustrative Extracts from the by Kapila, James Robert Ballantyne, Fitzedward Hall (1885)
"They are quoted and translated in the Rational Refutation, &c., pp. 189, 190, where they are professedly taken, I cannot now say how tenably, ..."

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