Tenable

Definition of Tenable

Ten´a`ble   Pronunciation: tĕn´å`b'l
a.1.Capable of being held, maintained, or defended, as against an assailant or objector, or against 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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