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Usage for tenuous

The Syrian government's increasingly tenuous hold on power weakened further as rebels struck military targets across the country and thousands of businesses shut down in response to an opposition-called general strike.

The Georgetown men's basketball team held a tenuous six-point lead at halftime Saturday against crosstown rival American.

By Jeremy Thompson Julia Gillard's grip on the prime ministership appears more tenuous than ever, with a group of senior ministers now believed to have swung their support behind leadership aspirant Kevin Rudd.

The defence barrister for Colin Duffy has said the evidence against him is so tenuous no jury could convict on it. Mr Duffy and Brian Shivers deny killing Sappers Patrick Azimkar and Mark Quinsey at Massereene Barracks in Antrim in March 2009.