# Each of the following clues refers to a word that begins with "Ten". Can you guess all ten of them?

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Each of the following clues refers to a word that begins with "Ten".
Can you guess all ten of them?

1. Inclination
2. Delicate or gentle
3. A sinew
4. A racket game
5. Capable of being stretched
6. Between the bass and alto
7. Stretched tight
8. Unsubstantial
9. A dwelling
10. An opinion held to be true.
posted Dec 19, 2015

## 2 Solutions

01. Tendency
02. Tender
03. Tendon
04. Tennis
05. Tensile
06. Tenor
07. Tense
08. Tenuous
09. Tent
10. Tenet

solution Dec 19, 2015
+1 vote
1. Tendency
2. Tender
3. Tendon
4. Tennis
5. Tensile
6. Tenor
7. Tense
8. Tenuous
9. Tenement or Tent
10. Tenet
solution Dec 19, 2015

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