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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


Related Words

enter a demurrer

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A taxonomist might demur at the chalk and cheese nature of the keywords--from specific projects to the founder's biography and mug shot to ftp and email information.
Although one might wish to demur with the evolutionary model such a project supposes, Moskowitz is eloquent in demonstrating the grandeur and sophistication of the tomb, commissioned by the Dominican Order from Nicola Pisano around 1264 and completed by 1267.
And while our media moguls aren't averse to showing us these homeless thousands of miles away, they demur when it comes to showing the worst of what's happening to the homeless in our own American cities.
A cynical, Sybaratic French instructor at Wellesley University, she leads the more demur ladies in, supposedly, purely physical celebrations of young black flesh.
There are few this side of Dan Rostenkowski who will demur.
The two politely demur when asked about their community involvement.
I'd Be a Fucking Potter" and his celebrity clients such as Todd Oldham and Catherine Deneuve--and he'll quickly demur.
And we do nothing to help ourselves when we are asked to participate if we demur and mumble something about not wanting to be known as the Gay Guy.
Fully endorsed by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, I Want a Dog tells a familiar tale of a child yearning for a canine companion while the rest of the family demurs due to the mess and almost inevitable cooling of enthusiasm once the dog arrives.