Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) parry ((fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword)
- S: (n) counterpunch, parry, counter (a return punch (especially by a boxer))
- S: (v) parry, block, deflect (impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)) "block an attack"
- S: (v) hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep (avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)) "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"