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How to Pronounce parry?

Correct pronunciation for the word "parry" is [pˈaɹi], [pˈaɹi], [p_ˈa_ɹ_i].

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"Parry" in context

Parry is a protective martial arts technique primarily used in fencing and boxing. In fencing, it is used to defend against an opponent's attack by striking their blade away from your body. In boxing, it is used as a counterattack against a punch. A successful parry is achieved by quickly determining the nature of the attacking movement, then rapidly bringing the blade or arm up to counter it. Proper form and accuracy must be maintained in order for the parry to be effective. Without accuracy, the attacking opponent may take advantage of the counterstrike.

What are similar-sounding words for parry?

Usage over time for parry:

This graph shows how "parry" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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