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Synonyms for demur

Synonyms for demur

Synonyms for demur

(law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings

take exception to


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enter a demurrer

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Asked whether the idea of women so often being manhandled or victimized in his ballets bothers her, as in Mayerling and The Judas Tree, she demurs.
If a firm demurs because of confidentiality concerns, ask them to omit confidential material or references to specific clients.
With all the tributes, she still demurs, ``I don't want to be a pest.
Alloway demurs, arguing that Rosenberg "makes the impersonation and parody the mainspring of Gorky's life and art.
Cheney demurs, noting that one of the vets featured in the Buchenwald scene pointed out, "We had been stripped of our history in our slavery, and I didn't want to come up with anything that could tarnish our record.
As he demurs from battle, he utters the eternal advice to all self-serving hypocrites, ``The better part of valor is discretion.
He demurs when asked about his desire to walk down the aisle, saying his personal life does not drive his commitment to equal rights.
Homem, who generally remembers details better than Ileana herself, steps in politely and demurs.
When asked how she can put so much passion into her songs, Lemper demurs, saying, ``The story comes first, and then it's the way I live through the story.
Asked to comment, Vischer demurs, quickly shifting to say "what an exciting time this is for the museum.
I'd love to say it's because I'm individualistic and deep too, but I don't know,'' she demurs, cackling.