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Word: tenuous

Definition: thin; slim; rare


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::: forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
::: progenitor - ancestor
::: extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
::: invincible - unconquerable
::: enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
::: interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
::: wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
::: legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor