Definisi 'parry'

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noun
1 (fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

2 a return punch (especially by a boxer) Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

3 A warding off of a thrust or blow, as in sword and bayonet exercises or in boxing; hence, figuratively, a defensive movement in debate or other intellectual encounter. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
4 impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball) Terjemahkan
Example:
block an attack
source: wordnet30

5 avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) Terjemahkan
Example:
He dodged the issue
she skirted the problem
They tend to evade their responsibilities
he evaded the questions skillfully
source: wordnet30

6 To ward off; to stop, or to turn aside; as, to parry a thrust, a blow, or anything that means or threatens harm. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

7 To ward off, evade, or turn aside something, as a blow, argument, etc. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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