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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)


Related Words

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

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Parry was arrested two days later and denied being responsible for the incident.
But Parry highlights that, for the people working in these industries, it is their job--and she is trying to better grasp the choices her subjects are making and the reasons behind them.
He said Parry was in communication with a man who was under investigation.
Parry, who admitted manslaughter but denied murder, claimed he wanted to kill himself "to show Caroline how much he loved her" but had no intention of shooting her last August.
But jury heard Parry, who had legal licence to have the shotgun, had a "bandelier" full of cartridges when he confronted his wife.
We would have been in serious trouble were it not for the assistance of a number of Parry People Movers shareholders who were alerted to the situation and have provided lifeline funds," added Mr Parry.
Mr Parry, 66, said: "For 20 years all we have known is that the IRA did it, an amorphous, anonymous body with a name and a cause.
This documentary by the award-winning director John Bridcut offers fresh insight into the life and work of Parry through the Prince's perspective.
I did catch a cold a few times," Parry recalled this week.
Prior to the deal, Parry owned a 49% stake in Valensa.
Holtz has been with Parry Thorsten for over 10 years but announced his plans for retirement earlier this year.
6 January 2011 - Indian rating agency CRISIL today assigned an AA rating with a "stable" outlook to the non-convertible debenture (NCD) programme of EID Parry (India) (BOM:500125).
The 19-year-old was arrested yesterday by detectives at Stechford investigating the death of Jeffrey Parry.
Former Reuters Sports Editor Steve Parry died in London Thursday at the age of 64.