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demurral

[dih-mur-uh l]
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noun
  1. an act or instance of demurring; a demur.

Origin of demurral

First recorded in 1800–10; demur + -al2
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  • The same causes of demurral existed which prevented British troops from assisting in the expulsion of the French from Rome.