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Tenable Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    tenable adj : based on sound reasoning or evidence; "a reasonable argument"; "well-founded suspicions" [syn: well-founded]
Tenable Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Tenable \Ten"a*ble\, a. [F. tenable, fr. tenir to hold, L. tenere. See Thin, and cf. Continue, Continent, Entertain, Maintain, Tenant, Tent.] Capable of being held, naintained, or defended, as against an assailant or objector, or againts attempts to take or process; as, a tenable fortress, a tenable argument. If you have hitherto concealed his sight, Let it be tenable in your silence still. --Shak. I would be the last man in the world to give up his cause when it was tenable. --Sir W. Scott.
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* I hear it said that West Berlin is militarily untenable-and so was Bastogne, and so, in fact, was Stalingrad. Any danger spot is tenable if men-brave men-will make it so. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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