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synonyms for parry

  • anticipate
  • avoid
  • block
  • bypass
  • deflect
  • dodge
  • duck
  • elude
  • evade
  • fence
  • forestall
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • rebuff
  • rebuke
  • repel
  • repulse
  • resist
  • shirk
  • shun
  • sidestep
  • en garde
  • fend off
  • hold at bay
  • stave off
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antonyms for parry

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  • allow
  • attract
  • confront
  • encounter
  • face
  • let go
  • meet
  • take on
  • deal with
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How to use parry in a sentence

Parry was also unable to get her 5-year-old into any of the summer camps for enrichment – another common problem VOSD’s Will Huntsberry highlighted in his latest Learning Curve.
MORNING REPORT: ANOTHER REPORT FINDS DISPARATE POLICE TREATMENTVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJUNE 18, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Beyond speeding up typical applications, Snowflake allows the company to answer “data questions that were once impossible,” Parry adds.
MEET SNOWFLAKE, ONE OF THE BUZZIEST TECH IPOS EVERAARON PRESSMANSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
Only patience, parries, and striking when you see an opening will ensure your victory.
IN GHOST OF TSUSHIMA, HONOR IS YOUR GREATEST FOEPATRICK LUCAS AUSTINJULY 14, 2020TIME
“All right, sahib,” was the unexpected parry to this astounding thrust, and Chumru kept on with his task.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
His sword half turned as Richard attempted parry,—but smote the Norman's helm-crest.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
And before he could raise to parry, Richard saw the other's blade swing straight upon him.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
If you produce texts about one offering, or any others of the sort, he has still a thrust to deliver that it is hard to parry.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
The wives bore ill-usage with the most extraordinary equanimity, and never attempted to parry even the most savage blow.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
For ships the most open way to the north lies to the west of Spitzbergen, as Parry found two generations ago.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
The nut is not large, but is full of good meat and resembles the Parry.
WALNUT GROWING IN OREGONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PARRY

  • absention
  • circumvention
  • delay
  • departure
  • dodge
  • dodging
  • elusion
  • escape
  • escapism
  • eschewal
  • evasion
  • flight
  • forbearance
  • nonparticipation
  • parry
  • passive resistance
  • prevention
  • recession
  • recoil
  • restraint
  • retreat
  • run-around
  • self-restraint
  • shunning
  • steering clear of
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