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