ten-, tent-, tin-, -tain, -tainment, -tenance, -tinence

(Latin: hold, grasp, have)

sustentation
tenable (adjective), more tenable, most tenable
A reference to that which can be held, defended, or maintained: There are tenable objectives that students, and other users, can achieve if they have access to the resources that will give them the information that they need.
Pertaining to something that can be maintained or defended.
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tenably
tenacious
Holding firmly; that which holds together strongly; cohesive; tough.
tenacious (adjective), more tenacious, most tenacious
1. A reference to something which is not easily pulled apart: The glue gave the broken pieces of the vase tenacious connections so it was almost as good as it was before it fell on the floor.
2. Relating to someone who is persistent and fully focused on achieving his or her objective: Ken was making a tenacious effort to complete his assignments as a reporter despite the dangers he was experiencing in the battle zone.
3. Relating to a determination to achieve a desired result as time and resources permit: The compiler of the contents of the special dictionary is a tenacious worker who is determined to provide much better contents for users who want to improve their vocabulary skills.

Computers are tenacious devices that are capable of retaining large amounts of information and of presenting it whenever a user wants to use it.

4. Physical conditions which can't be remedied or made better: There are some tenacious ailments that doctors are unable to cure and which last for months or even years and come to an end only when a patient dies.
Tending to hold firmly and strongly; unyielding.
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tenaciously
tenaciousness
tenacity (noun), tenacities (pl)
The determination to remain firm, physically and mentally; to a decision, a plan, an opinion, or a purpose without doubting that it is the right thing to do: Despite many years of dedication, the lexicographer continues to show his tenacity by working on his special dictionary until it is either completed or as close to being finished as possible before he departs from this world.
A quality of being able to hold on firmly.
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tenancy
Being a tenant; occupation of land, a building, etc. by rental or lease.
tenant
1. A person who pays rent to occupy, to hold, or to use land, a building, etc.
2. To hold as a tenant; to occupy.
tenement
tenet (s) (noun), tenets (pl)
1. A doctrine or an opinion which can refer to a philosophy or religion: Jack's tenet, or belief and creed, didn't allow him to do normal work on Sundays.
2. Etymology: from Latin tenet, "he holds"; from tenere, "to hold, to grasp, to keep, to have possession."
An opinion, principle, or doctrine that a person believes is true.
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tennis
tenon
tenor