Definition of 'parlous'
Example sentences containing 'parlous'
But its parlous condition arguably meant that producers and financiers were forced to gamble on new ideas.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The accusation that religious groups are exploiting parlous economic conditions to add numbers to their flock is a common one.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
England's situation is more parlous.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Gas plants can be built quickly, and may be the only resort when we wake up to our parlous energy supply situation.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The UK is in a particularly parlous financial position.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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