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parry
Used in
Bleak House
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  • Come, come, Lady Dedlock, we must not fence and parry now.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • She parried the question by asking...

  • The knight parried and struck back.

  • She parried his attempts to provoke her.

  • Others circled to listen to the thrust and parry of their exchange.

  • We exchanged thrusts and parries, getting a feel for each other`s fighting style.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
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