Definition of Tenuously

1. Adverb. In a tenuous manner. "His works tenuously survive in the minds of a few scholars"

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Definition of Tenuously

1. Adverb. In a tenuous manner. ¹

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Definition of Tenuously

1. [adv]

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Literary usage of Tenuously

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1. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"... but they st tenuously maintained, what they had piously received, as the pure and genuine doctrines of Christianity. The advantage of preaching and ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"These chivalric romances were loose agglomerations of episodes related but tenuously to a central theme. Tasso consciously strove to build a poem of the ..."

3. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet, Edward Nares (1843)
"... whether they bave been abused or M. And whiles these Men go about on both tide* coo tenuously to obtain ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"The longer one lives one understands one's duties the better," said Sara, sen tenuously ; and she looked at her ..."

5. James Russell Lowell: A Biography by Horace Elisha Scudder (1901)
"He seems to spin out his brains as tenuously and uselessly as those creatures that streak the air with gossamer — no chance of catching even a stray fly of ..."

6. James Russell Lowell: A Biography by Horace Elisha Scudder (1901)
"Mille-dam! Have not two articles of been on hand now for a year ? He seems to spin out his brains as tenuously and uselessly as those creatures that- streak ..."

7. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1853)
"... tiresome for ;i book-learned gentleman like you Mr. Randy, to be so much in his company." u He's a gay man, the Squire," said Jennifer sen tenuously. ..."

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