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Definition of pary

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1. parry [ v ] impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball), as in sports or fights
Examples: "block an attack"

Used in print:

(Cliff Farrell, Trail of the Tattered Star....)

The guard instinctively parried the blow with his rifle .

Synonyms parry deflect block Related Terms fence blocking blocker counterpunch

2. parry [ v ] avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
Examples: "He dodged the issue" "she skirted the problem" "They tend to evade their responsibilities" "he evaded the questions skillfully"

Synonyms sidestep evade skirt hedge dodge circumvent put_off elude duck parry fudge Related Terms avoid quibble dodge evasion circumvention equivocator hedge

3. Parry [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3369

Synonyms Parry

4. parry [ n ] a return punch (especially by a boxer)

Synonyms parry counter counterpunch Related Terms punch

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