This tenuous link does not help me to be entirely clear as to the riddle's solution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They only remind you of your tenuous grip on good health. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The tour was in its third year and we were in a very tenuous position. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The connection is too tenuous to help. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Do you not see the tenuous link in all of this? Times, Sunday Times (2011)The digital age puts musicians into a tenuous position. Times, Sunday Times (2011)At the moment the links are tenuous. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)Theirs is a tenuous enough link. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's this genuine but somewhat tenuous emotion that the monkey depends on for its survival. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Speak has since adopted new tactics, including targeting groups with only tenuous connections to the university. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She might be right, but the connection seems tenuous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In some cases the connection is tenuous, but its list is by no means exhaustive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some with more tenuous links will miss out on the right officially to call themselves Scots. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But his Lordship did not regard that as having more than a tenuous link with respect for family life. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The link is pretty tenuous. Times, Sunday Times (2012)While there is no doubt as to the health risks of smoking, the evidence for the harmful effects of passive smoking are somewhat more tenuous. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We love the tenuous links on The Apprentice. The Sun (2015)This is probably the most tenuous link yet to the 2012 Olympics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The tenuous link between food and buildings is the growing concern over food miles and their adverse affect on our environment, both natural and urban. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They do not have to be resident here and the publication or individual they are suing need have only tenuous connections with the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Like the fact that any news story making a splash causes ripples that, no matter how tenuous the medical connection, inevitably wash up in my surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， tenuous 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: tenuous ADJECTIVE
If you describe something such as a connection, a reason, or someone's position as tenuous, you mean that it is very uncertain or weak.
He did not speculate on the future of his tenuous career.
tenuous 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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