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parry

synonym (synonym of parry)

hypernym (parry IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword (noun.act)
    the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements (noun.act)
     
  • a return punch (especially by a boxer) (noun.act)
    (boxing) a blow with the fist (noun.act)
     
  • avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) (verb.communication)
    stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something (verb.communication)
     
  • impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball) (verb.competition)
    fight with fencing swords (verb.competition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF parry relation)

  • avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) (verb.communication)
    dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from parry)

  • a return punch (especially by a boxer) (noun.act)
    impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball) (verb.competition)
     
  • avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) (verb.communication)
    deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of evading by going around (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a shifty deceptive person (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a respondent who avoids giving a clear direct answer (noun.person)
     
  • impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball) (verb.competition)
    a return punch (especially by a boxer) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of blocking (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play (noun.person)
     

domain category (parry is domain category of ....)

  • (fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword (noun.act)
    the art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules) (noun.act)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category counter counterpunch block circumvent dodge duck biff clout lick block blocking avoid beg quibble block deflect avoidance dodging escape evasion fencing

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