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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PARRIED

Greer countered fiercely with his left, but it was parried easily.

He parried the blow on his sabre, and with the flat of it knocked his assailant senseless.

Expecting it now, Andre-Louis parried it by no more than a deflecting touch.

Kenneth parried narrowly, his blade pointing straight at his aggressor.

"We get in all right," he parried, putting his spoon into his cantaloupe.

He parried it, and came down with a sharp stroke on my shoulder, exclaiming, "a!"

At any rate, he parried my questions, and of course I could not push my curiosity.

She parried: "I trust you will not spoil that excellent record by making love to me."

Again and again he parried the attack, until Caliban was disposed of.

I met him with a maul, and parried his blow, or I should have then lost my life.