Example sentences for: parlous

How can you use “parlous” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In the world's current parlous condition, "US leadership and prudent US policies are vital," it said.

  • [N]ot attempt an unachievable comprehensiveness is a marvelous quotation that I must borrow for my next book, review, article, or comment on the parlous state of the world, and I shall now be able to preface it with, In the words of Nigel Rees ...

  • But that's pretty parlous ground to dash over in eight pages.

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