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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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parry
Used in
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • On the other side, I announced to my servants that a Mr. Hyde (whom I described) was to have full liberty and power about my house in the square; and to parry mishaps, I even called and made myself a familiar object, in my second character.  (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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