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Then as she mechanically held the tenuous death-warrant in her pulseless fingers, her eyes fell on an item just finished.
DESTINYCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Mortals do not merely like each other because they like each other; such a bond is tenuous as a spider's thread.
The tie that bound me to Aileen was indefinable, tenuous, not to be phrased; yet none the less it existed.
A DAUGHTER OF RAASAYWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Caroline drifted finally into the chamber back of the dining room, and they could hear the tenuous vibrations of the clavichord.
THE THREE BLACK PENNYSJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
Information on basic nonferrous ore reserves is tenuous and, in part, conflicting.
AREA HANDBOOK FOR ROMANIAEUGENE K. KEEFE, DONALD W. BERNIER, LYLE E. BRENNEMAN, WILLIAM GILOANE, JAMES M. MOORE, AND NEDA A. WALPOLE
The sky was blue, naked except for a tracing of tenuous clouds.
ATTRITIONJIM WANNAMAKER
It was found to have seven planets, all but one lying within the tenuous outer gas envelope of the star itself.
STAR SURGEONALAN NOURSE
It was too tenuous perhaps for detention or else too obvious.
He lived not as a tenuous shade or as a subtle spirit, but in full possession of his body as well as of his soul.
And that woestricken thing there, with its tenuous arms extended toward him––was that Gannette?
CARMEN ARIZACHARLES FRANCIS STOCKING

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