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tenuous

Intensive care adjective Referring to a 'touch-and-go,' uncertain, or otherwise 'iffy' clinical situation
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The annual increase shows that employers remain confident despite the financial turmoil in China, lower oil prices, and a European economy tenuously emerging from its recent struggles.
Coutinho has been tenuously linked with a future move to Barcelona, but Lucio believes that Anfield is the best place for him.
One of the funniest things about celebrity scandals are always the random people tenuously linked to the star in question who helpfully pop up to offer their insight.
High infant mortality convinced people that children were liminal creatures that hung tenuously between human life and the spirit world.
"We are tenuously linking this incident with the male who presented at hospital."
In still others pieces, the tones are muted and gray, paint clinging only tenuously to the canvas in sparse patches.
On the hearing on July 16 Dr Sinyor, who appeared on behalf of the appellant, said that the new structure was only "tenuously integrated with the existing building."
A fleet story keeps "Gravity" tenuously tethered to solid ground, and though most of its fun is purely visual, it's a film that has engrossed its audience, and the HFPA, from every angle.
The La Liga giants would eventually get their man for a world record transfer fee after the summer's longest transfer saga but not without United being tenuously linked with an audacious move on occasion.
"It is tenuously contained right next to one of the world's most important energy arteries stretching from the Caspian to Europe.
But most of the night was given over to a string of celebrities and other notables, some of whom seemed only tenuously connected to Qualcomm.
And that, somehow, it is tenuously suspended above reality by the slender threads of quantitative easing, very low interest rates and a little market traction generated from central London.