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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Balked or objected, based on scruples.

Usage examples (39)
  • Verb (used without object) : They wanted to make him the treasurer, but he demurred
  • "Yes; but so poorly, so miserable," Courbertin demurred.
  • Act. The plaintiff demurred, that is to say, admitted Sir Edward's plea to be true in fact, but denied that it was a sufficient answer.
  • (The present emperor, his son, has also demurred.) for more
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