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used in The Lovely Bones

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weak or having little substance
  • A tenuous and sudden memory.
    Chapter Twenty-two (88% in)
tenuous = weak or having little substance
  • To see them together was like a tenuous belief made real.
    Chapter Nineteen (93% in)
  • These were the lovely bones that had grown around my absence: the connections—sometimes tenuous, sometimes made at great cost, but often magnificent—that happened after I was gone.
    Chapter Twenty-three (50% in)

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