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tenuous adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (thread: fine, thin)tenue adj mfadjetivo de una sola terminación: Adjetivos de una sola terminación en singular ("amable", "constante") pero que sí varían en plural ("amables", "constantes").
  delgado/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta").
 Gretchen tried to mend her socks, but the fibers were tenuous and broke easily.
tenuous adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (argument, claim: weak)poco convincente loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar").
  flojo/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta").
 Bill's accusation that Steven stole the gold was tenuous since there was no evidence.
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