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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Verb- To object or have scruples.

Usage examples (35)
  • Verb (used without object) : They wanted to make him the treasurer, but he demurred
  • "I'm a yogi, not a businessman," Choudhury demurs.
  • Palocci, a 42-year-old fiscal prude, typically demurs.
  • But publicly, she demurs, like many on the Obama team. for more
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