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synonyms for tenuously

  • casually
  • delicately
  • easily
  • faintly
  • freely
  • gingerly
  • mildly
  • moderately
  • quietly
  • simply
  • slightly
  • softly
  • sparsely
  • subtly
  • tenderly
  • thinly
  • agilely
  • airily
  • breezily
  • carelessly
  • daintily
  • ethereally
  • flippantly
  • frivolously
  • heedlessly
  • indifferently
  • leniently
  • nimbly
  • peacefully
  • readily
  • slightingly
  • smoothly
  • sparingly
  • thoughtlessly
  • timidly
  • unsubstantially
  • well

antonyms for tenuously

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  • difficultly
  • roughly
  • heavily
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How to use tenuously in a sentence

Haskins, a 2019 first-round pick, was waived by Washington in late December after two tenuous seasons in which he was demoted and fined by the team twice each.
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While Democrats have held the House since after the 2018 election, their majority is tenuous.
KEVIN MCCARTHY’S RUDDERLESS GOP LEADERSHIPAARON BLAKEJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Steelers didn’t stop charging, but the lead never again felt tenuous.
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It’s a tenuous trust, easily broken by one bad apple, one off-campus party that turns into a superspreading event.
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Things had just begun falling into place, giving her a tenuous foothold into the American middle class.
A TIME TO SPLURGE OR A TIME TO SCRAPE BY: HOLIDAYS EXPOSE WIDENING DISPARITY AMONG U.S. FAMILIESABHA BHATTARAIDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Wyatt hung tenuously to a stanchion by a port, watched the night lights recede and the stars begin blooming.
THE BOOKMICHAEL SHAARA
A few anecdotes, obviously based quite tenuously upon hearsay, will suffice to illustrate.
THE FAIR PLAY SETTLERS OF THE WEST BRANCH VALLEY, 1769-1784GEORGE D. WOLF
Beneath them spread the valley with the band of the river winding tenuously through the bottoms of the Harper farm.
THE ROOF TREECHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
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