And so it goes again: Democrats claim a knockout, Republicans demur.
The intelligence officers at the bomb scene do not demur from this assessment.
But if another, more prominent name were suggested for the position, Mrs. Clinton may demur.
Should you suggest something inspired or adventurous, many chefs will demur and revert to their been-there, drank-that pairing.
Mr. Chattaway could not demur to this, and gave a receipt—in full, as George expressed it—for that and the year's rent.
After some demur, Lopez at last opened the door, and the men entered.
She took the gloves—a slip of paper was to be felt inside—a moment's demur, then she purchased and put them in her pocket.
He makes no demur when she claims him for the evening, and discusses the future, her future, with him.
The general seemed to demur at the word superior, drew himself up, but said nothing in contradiction.
As soon as Addicks saw I had something to work on he began to demur and object.
c.1200, "to linger, tarry, delay," from Old French demorer "delay, retard," from Latin demorari "to linger, loiter, tarry," from de- (see de-) + morari "to delay," from mora "a pause, delay" (see moratorium). Main modern sense of "raise objections" is first attested 1630s. Related: Demurred; demurring.