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Because the game relies on parrying sword attacks, higher frame rates mean players will have an easier time judging parry windows.

To which Jay parried, “I was gonna say the same thing for you!”

Morales parried that the new constitution essentially reset the political clock, allowing him a second shot at reelection.

He parried the matter well on Monday, at the NATO press conference.

He parried every question and implication that Wallace threw at him with equanimity, humility, politeness, and even humor.

Bachmann parried smoothly, once again equating submission with respect.

The men, whose poniards his sword parried, had recourse to fire-arms, and two pistols were fired at him.

Men began to cry out that De Valmont no longer gave back the Norman's blows; only parried.

Decatur parried the blow, and made a fierce stroke at the weapon, hoping to cut off its point.

He was parried with immovable good humour; and the others came to his aid; some with arguments, some with questions.

He parried a swift blow, giving one in return that caught Swan on the elbow and knocked the plank out of his hand.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parried, such as: dodge, resist, rebuff, rebuke, fence, and repulse.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.