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tenuous

adjective     /ˈten.ju.əs/
A tenuous connection , idea , or situation is weak and possibly does not exist : We were only able to make a tenuous connection between the two robberies .UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable literary thin , weak , and easily broken Fragile and breakable tenuously     /-li/ adverb UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
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