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tenable


tenable

adjective

Definition of TENABLE

1
capable of being defended against physical attack <the soldiers' encampment on the open plain was not tenable, so they retreated to higher ground>
2
capable of being defended with good reasoning against verbal attack <the tenable theory that a giant meteor strike set off a chain of events resulting in the demise of the dinosaurs>

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