used in Lord of the Flies
only 1 use
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to avoid — especially to deflect (cause something to change direction)
in 2 primary senses:
- to avoid an attack — especially a physical attack as when deflecting the thrust of a sword
- to avoid answering a question with a clever response that directs attention elsewhere
- He struck in a humming circle behind him and Ralph only just parried the blow.
There are no more uses of "parry" in Lord of the Flies.