TEND TENDER TENDON TENUOUS

~ TEND     lat TENDERE = TO STRETCH OUT as in
           ply> | TEND TO TENDER TENUOUS TENDONS |
~ TENDER   THIN DELICATE                     sug>    TENDRIL
           lat     TENDERE = TO STRETCH      sug>    TENET
           sp    ENTENDER    TO UNDERSTAND   sug>  ENTENTE
~ TENDON   in gr   TENON     SINEW           sug>    TENDENCY
              lat  TENDO     TENDON          sug>  INTEND
              sp EXTENDER    EXTEND          sug>  ATTEND
                   TENER     HOLD  HAVE      sug> PRETEND
           biol> FIBROUS STIFF CORD          sug> CONTEND
           med> WHILE MUSCLES CONTRACT       sug>    TENNIS
                TENDONS DO NOT STRETCH NOR CONTRACT
           AND PROVIDE A FIRM CONNECTION WITH     sug> STIFF
           MOSTLY BONES WHICH INCREASES THE       sug> STAFF
           EFFECTIVENESS OF MUSCLE CONTRACTIONS
~ TENUOUS  in lat TENUIS = THIN
           implies VAGUE  THIN  ATTENUATED  RARIFIED  SLIM
  SLENDER  SLIGHT  INSUBSTANTIAL  FEEBLE  FLIMSY  FRAIL
  ply> | TENDERNESS IS THIN AND TENDER and are
      

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