Synonyms of parry in English:

parry


See definition of parry

verb

1‘Sharpe parried the blow’

SYNONYMS

ward off, fend off, stave off, turn aside

deflect, hold off, block, avert, counter, rebuff, repel, repulse, hold at bay, keep at bay

2‘I parried her constant questions about my job-hunting activities’

SYNONYMS

evade, sidestep, avoid, dodge, answer evasively, field, fend off, deflect, circumvent, steer clear of, fight shy of

informal duck