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verb as in bet; maneuver

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Luckily, we found a walled compound, and asked the people there to arrange a parlay.

You can also use a variation of a parlay bet called a teaser, in which bettors can move the point spread a fixed amount of points in their favor, generally 6, 6½ or 7 points.

Ditto Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who won easily, and might parlay his success into a presidential bid.

How he intends to practically parlay that will be fascinating to watch.

An unfettered Lagarde could parlay her stint managing crises in Washington for glittering new adventures.

Smartphone apps like Grindr have been able to parlay that acceleration of trust (and, dare we say, desire) into a big business.

Can she parlay her position and knowledge gained on the House Intelligence Committee into credibility as commander in chief?

M. le Compte de Varique ne se playt qua parlay de vous: M. de Moon aucy.

Bub Smith wus well acquainted with the President's hired man, so he let us in without parlay.

Others might falter on the way; might palter with the truth; might parlay with the enemy.

The house of Parlay was a big two-story frame affair, built of California lumber, with a galvanized iron roof.

Parlay skipped with astonishing nimbleness across the crowded room to the barometer on the wall.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parlay, such as: engineer, gamble, jockey, manage, move, and plan.

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