(Sports) To block an opponent
(Intransitive) To step to the side.
To duck is defined as to lower the head or body quickly as if to avoid a blow.
(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
To be on, or move along, the edge or border
To avoid or escape from by quickness, cunning, etc.; evade
To avoid or evade
To avoid or escape from by deceit or cleverness; elude
To refuse to commit oneself or give a direct answer; hedge
To avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility).
To keep from happening; avert:
To ward off. Often used with off:
To refrain from using, engaging in, or partaking of:
To rebuff is to reject someone or something in an abrupt way.
To repulse is to reject someone, to be disgusted by something, or to drive someone away.
To repel is defined as to hold off, refuse to accept or reject.
To meet or confront squarely or face to face
To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
Resist is defined as to fend off, oppose or work against.
To give, as a blow; to impel, as with a blow; to give a force to; to dash; to cast.
The definition of allow means to permit or to give permission.
Find another word for parrying. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for parrying, like: deflecting, blocking, sidestepping, ducking, dodging, skirting, eluding, circumventing, evading, fudging and hedging.