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Word of the Day 05/07/21 Parlous

Parlous (adjective, adverb)
parlous [ pahr-luhs ]


adjective
1. perilous; dangerous.
2. Obsolete. clever; shrewd.

adverb
3. to a large extent; greatly.

OTHER WORDS FROM PARLOUS
par·lous·ly, adverb
par·lous·ness, noun

WORDS RELATED TO PARLOUS
adventurous, alarming, breakneck, chancy, hazardous, impending, impregnable, jeopardous, malignant, menacing, perilous, portentous, precarious, pressing, queasy, risky, serpentine, speculative, terrible, threatening

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Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English, variant of perlous, syncopated variant of perilous

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