TENUOUS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of tenuous
Definition:
a. long and thin; slender; having little substance
Example:
The allegiance of our allies is held by rather tenuous ties; we all should see it's in dangerous.
Sentence in Classic:
The effect produced on Frome was rather of a complete absence of atmosphere, as though nothing less tenuous than ether intervened between the white earth under his feet and the metallic dome overhead.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context