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Synonyms for parry

Synonyms for parry

to turn or drive away

Synonyms for parry

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

a return punch (especially by a boxer)

impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)


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

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The CD will also include the first modern recording of a forgotten national song by Parry, entitled England, using the words from John of Gaunt's monologue from Shakespeare's Richard II.
When a 1990s national fanzine ran a series of profiles on football's tough guys entitled "He's Well Hard, Him" Parry was number one.
Lent's move to Parry Thorsten Partners is the first of many planned top level re-organizational efforts that the company is implementing.
Parry was detained indefinitely in the Westwood Unit, West Lane Hospital, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough.
The latest row in the Anfield power struggle were sparked last week by Hicks' demand for Parry to resign.
Parry was spotted naked in the reception of a hotel near Bangor, Gwynedd, last year by the "gobsmacked" owner.
Parry Sound Marine owner Rudy Krist wants to build a 10-townhouse subdivision next to his marina at the mouth of the Seguin River.
Jeremy Bowler, Chief Executive of Cooper Parry, commented: "Barclays have made no attempt to recognise the magnitude of the impact on our business.
Parry admitted, despite the club's best efforts to keep Gerrard at Anfield, the final decision will be down to the player.
After that conversation, I really started to think about it and decided then and there it was probably something I was good at and would make it lifelong career,'' said Parry, a 43-year-old resident of Lancaster.
An offended Parry has since retorted: "I've rung up the US Tour today and said can we sort this out because there's no need for it.
Parry and Gormley both suggested, in different ways, that urban spaces have latent characteristics with which sculpture and architecture should engage.
Aussie Parry trailed Michael Campbell by one shot as he approached the final hole and the Kiwi played the 17th.
I can reveal that Parry is the man who has been targeted to take over from disgraced chief executive Peter Leaver.
In this meticulously researched and deftly written volume, Graham Parry charts the rise and maturation of antiquarianism in seventeenth-century England.