some days are like that

filipendulous

PRONUNCIATION:

(fi-li-PEN-juh-luhs, -PEN-dyoo-)
MEANING:
adjective: Hanging by a thread.
ETYMOLOGY:
>From Latin filum (thread) + pendere (to hang). Ultimately from the Indo-European root (s)pen- (to draw, to spin), which is also the source of pendulum, spider, pound, pansy, pendant, ponder, appendix, penthouse, depend, and spontaneous. Earliest documented use: 1864.
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