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To criticize (someone) sharply; reprimand.
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  1. To criticize (someone) sharply; reprimand.
  2. (Obs.) To force back
  3. To express sharp criticism regarding (an act, for example):
To reject bluntly, often disdainfully; snub:
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  1. To reject bluntly, often disdainfully; snub:
  2. To refuse bluntly; snub
  3. To repel or drive back:
(Idiomatic) To demonstrate oneself to be capable; to provide a respectable performance or worthy competition; to stick up for oneself.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To demonstrate oneself to be capable; to provide a respectable performance or worthy competition; to stick up for oneself.
To escape (a threatening evil, an unwelcome task etc).
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  1. To escape (a threatening evil, an unwelcome task etc).
  2. To stay away from; not go to:
  3. To keep away from; avoid scrupulously or consistently, often, specif., as a practice by a group against a co-worker, coreligionist, etc. who has fallen out of favor
To evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill:
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  1. To evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill:
  2. To escape the memory or understanding of:
  3. To avoid or escape from by quickness, cunning, etc.; evade
(Photog.) To lighten an area on (a print) to achieve a shading effect by blocking light in selected areas during an exposure, as in enlargement
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  1. (Photog.) To lighten an area on (a print) to achieve a shading effect by blocking light in selected areas during an exposure, as in enlargement
  2. To move aside or in a given direction by shifting or twisting suddenly:
  3. To move or twist quickly aside; shift suddenly, as to avoid a blow
To ward off. Often used with off:
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  1. To ward off. Often used with off:
  2. (Archaic) To defend.
  3. To resist; parry
To stay or cause to stay at a distance (from).
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  1. To stay or cause to stay at a distance (from).
To be resistant to, or present an opposing force to
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  1. To be resistant to, or present an opposing force to
  2. To refuse to accept (a person); spurn
  3. To offer resistance to; fight against:
To rebuff or reject with rudeness, coldness, or denial.
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  1. To rebuff or reject with rudeness, coldness, or denial.
  2. (Usage Problem) To cause repugnance or distaste in:
  3. To repel with discourtesy, coldness, indifference, etc.; refuse, reject, or rebuff
Find another word for parry. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for parry, like: rebuke, rebuff, hold-one-s-own, shun, elude, dodge, repel, resist, avoid, evade and beat off.