verb (used without object), de·murred, de·mur·ring.
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Origin of demur
OTHER WORDS FROM demurde·mur·ra·ble, adjectiveun·de·mur·ring, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH demurdemur , demure.
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Example sentences from the Web for demur
The intelligence officers at the bomb scene do not demur from this assessment.After Beirut Bombing of Wissan al-Hassan, a Wary Calm in Lebanon|Jamie Dettmer|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And so it goes again: Democrats claim a knockout, Republicans demur.
Should you suggest something inspired or adventurous, many chefs will demur and revert to their been-there, drank-that pairing.
But if another, more prominent name were suggested for the position, Mrs. Clinton may demur.
With all possible respect to Mr. Holmes, I venture to demur to this interpretation.Evolution in Art|Alfred C. Haddon
And thereupon the Recorder asked me, “Do you then demur to the jurisdiction of the Court?”The History of Thomas Ellwood|Thomas Ellwood
I waive all objections that it was not filed till after default was taken, and demur to it upon the merits.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Three|Abraham Lincoln
Many scholars, both Indian and European, will demur to the high place here assigned to the Advaita philosophy.Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)|Charles Eliot
Her eyebrows lifted a little, but she adopted the suggestion without other demur.Alias The Lone Wolf|Louis Joseph Vance