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Haskins, a 2019 first-round pick, was waived by Washington in late December after two tenuous seasons in which he was demoted and fined by the team twice each.Former Washington QB Dwayne Haskins signs one-year contract with Steelers|Nicki Jhabvala|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
While Democrats have held the House since after the 2018 election, their majority is tenuous.
The Steelers didn’t stop charging, but the lead never again felt tenuous.Browns shake off their history, secure first playoff win since 1995|Adam Kilgore, Des Bieler|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
It’s a tenuous trust, easily broken by one bad apple, one off-campus party that turns into a superspreading event.
Things had just begun falling into place, giving her a tenuous foothold into the American middle class.A time to splurge or a time to scrape by: Holidays expose widening disparity among U.S. families|Abha Bhattarai|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
It was never a huge hit, but its stories resonated with an American public tenuously relearning moral ambiguity.
Nearby a faded red “January 25 Revolution” flag was tenuously pinned to the wall.
Some of these accounts were based on fact, some on a mix of fact and fiction, some only tenuously connected to the truth.
Wyatt hung tenuously to a stanchion by a port, watched the night lights recede and the stars begin blooming.The Book|Michael Shaara
A few anecdotes, obviously based quite tenuously upon hearsay, will suffice to illustrate.The Fair Play Settlers of the West Branch Valley, 1769-1784|George D. Wolf
Beneath them spread the valley with the band of the river winding tenuously through the bottoms of the Harper farm.The Roof Tree|Charles Neville Buck