Ever the diplomat, Parks demurred that any casting would be a “Bravo decision.”
And when asked by Blitzer about her plans for reelection as governor in 2010 or about a run for president in 2012, Palin demurred.
So far, the Emirates have demurred, saying they need more evidence before proceeding.
Solomon demurred and suggested Muth ask his Iraqi associates.
He demurred: “The overall climate of what people think about charters and school choice varies so much from city to city.”
"But strikes me they've had about all of me they can stand," demurred Charlie.
He demurred at first at making a third on their first night in their own house.
But I demurred about any change, and leaned back, and eat a sweet apple.
At first she demurred about her handwriting, but I insisted.
"I think I should prefer to learn by observation," Uncle Dan demurred, as he pulled his stiff leg out from under the table.
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.