Another word for parry

Noun

counter, counterpunch, parry - a return punch (especially by a boxer)

parry - (fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword

Verb

block, deflect, parry - impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)

Example:- block an attack

circumvent, dodge, duck, elude, evade, fudge, hedge, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt - avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

Example:- He dodged the issue

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Source : WordNet