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ˈpær i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parrynoun

    (fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword

    Synonyms:
    counterpunch, counter

  2. counterpunch, parry, counterverb

    a return punch (especially by a boxer)

    Synonyms:
    heel counter, retort, tabulator, comeback, rejoinder, buffet, sideboard, counter, return, counterpunch, riposte, replication

  3. parry, block, deflectverb

    impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)

    "block an attack"

    Synonyms:
    ward off, debar, circumvent, evade, block up, lug, halt, sidestep, obturate, jam, stuff, fend off, block off, close up, blank out, freeze, bend, head off, obstruct, avert, deflect, impede, dodge, embarrass, kibosh, draw a blank, duck, hinder, avoid, block, forget, hedge, immobilize, stop, put off, stymy, fudge, blockade, immobilise, turn away, bar, occlude, barricade, obviate, elude, forefend, choke up, forfend, stymie, stave off, distract, skirt

  4. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestepverb

    avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

    "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"

    Synonyms:
    put over, circumvent, set back, dip, turn off, confuse, sidestep, cook, douse, overreach, beat, surround, dishearten, hold over, hem in, environ, defer, outfox, deflect, dodge, remit, fake, duck, border, flurry, prorogue, block, outsmart, hedge, manipulate, put off, evade, falsify, table, misrepresent, postpone, hedge in, shelve, beleaguer, elude, disconcert, ring, wangle, escape, fudge, outwit, besiege, bilk, skirt

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. parryverb

    Synonyms:
    ward off, turn aside

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. parryverb

    Synonyms:
    ward off, avert, prevent, avoid, evade, elude

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "parry":

    barry, bari, baré, pari, parade

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How to use parry in a sentence?

  1. Lincoln Chafee:

    That comes with the territory, to be able to spar and parry. But the main thing is to be able to share your vision.

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