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Word: tenuous

Definition: thin; slim; rare


More Vocab Words

::: fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
::: impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
::: adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
::: carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
::: tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
::: pliant - flexible; easily influenced
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
::: impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
::: cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change