- adj. 危险的；靠不住的；狡猾的
- adv. 非常地；极度地
fraught with danger;
"a parlous journey on stormy seas"
"a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat"
"the precarious life of an undersea diver"
"dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery"
- English tennis is in a parlous condition.
- They had a parlous journey on stormy seas.
Chapman's business affairs were in such a parlous state..he could pay her nothing.出自： George Eliot