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parry

parry - Dictionary definition and meaning for word parry

Definition
(noun) (fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword
Definition
(noun) a return punch (especially by a boxer)
Synonyms : counter , counterpunch

Definition
(verb) impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)
Synonyms : block , deflect
Example Sentence
  • block an attack

Definition
(verb) avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
Synonyms : circumvent , dodge , duck , elude , evade , fudge , hedge , put off , sidestep , skirt
Example Sentence
  • He dodged the issue
  • she skirted the problem
  • They tend to evade their responsibilities
  • he evaded the questions skillfully

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parry

sounds like "Harry" Potter who wards off the curse from Voldemort..
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by cp.jethani

pari- imagine a pari(angel) warding off difficulties .
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by amit251285

When somebody harries you , you need to parry the coming blows and you cant be tarry about that!
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by syringati

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by Pneumonoultra

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by Pneumonoultra

to manage cleverly to avoid dealing with a difficult question or some criticism (pari )
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by arshnagpal

parry- sparring ^.^
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by lollipop

parry.in hindi sounds like paro(legs),so in fight using ur legs u can defend ur self also u can deflect ur opponent.which is second meaning of the word.
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by gdabli

1. टाल-मटोल (f) 2. बचाव (m) 3. वार बचाना
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by krishnakant

parry(pairry~pairy): these days if the male of a pair punches the female, she inturn punching the guy. like boxers a reverse blow/punch to the first blow given.
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by NarenSuri

A fielder can carry/parry the ball.
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by garrulous

Good luck if you can deflect a blow from the Refrigerator Parry
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by Pneumonoultra

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by Pneumonoultra

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by Pneumonoultra

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by Pneumonoultra

Parry means I have shown that I can do it by hitting the my enemy.
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by shaktipada

khaalla maar PARat kaRY (read in marathi)
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by rkhapare

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