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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.
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.
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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.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
He parried a swift blow, giving one in return that caught Swan on the elbow and knocked the plank out of his hand.
The cowboy's blow was neatly parried and a mighty fist was planted squarely between his eyes, sending him to earth in a heap.
We meet, to fence lightly and gracefully, with tremendous lunges,—which are always parried.
The boy was marched before them, but he parried all their questions, and maintained a resolute and fearless mien.
He was armed with nothing but a knobkerrie, with which he struck and parried with lightning-like rapidity.

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