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parry
used in Red: The Heroic Rescue

2 uses
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Definition
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
  • His fighters screamed, thrusting and parrying and beheading with a practiced frenzy.
    Chapter 3 (33% in)
  • On every side blades broad and narrow, short and long, swung, parried, blocked, swiped, sliced.
    Chapter 3 (36% in)

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