"Then give me water," cried Danglars, endeavoring to parry the blow. (not reviewed by editor)
made but a faint attempt to parry this unexpected blow; the monarchy he had scarcely reconstructed tottered on its precarious foundation, and at a sign from the emperor the incongruous structure of ancient prejudices and new ideas fell to the ground. (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.