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tenuous

adjective uk   /ˈten.ju.əs/ us  
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 brokenFragile and breakable
tenuously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
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