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Demur

De`mur´
v. i.1.To linger; to stay; to tarry.
[imp. & p. p. Demurred ; p. pr. & vb. n. Demurring.]
Yet durst not demur nor abide upon the camp.
- Nicols.
2.To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair.
3.To scruple or object; to take exception, especailly on the basis of scruple or modesty; as, I demur to that statement; they wanted to make him president, but he demurred.
4.(Law) To interpose a demurrer. See Demurrer, 2.
v. t.1.To suspend judgment concerning; to doubt of or hesitate about.
2.To cause delay to; to put off.
n.1.Stop; pause; hesitation as to proceeding; suspense of decision or action; scruple.
Noun1.demur - (law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings
Synonyms: demurral, demurrer
Verb1.demur - take exception to; "he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday"
Synonyms: except
2.demur - enter a demurrer
aversion, back down, balance, balk, bashfulness, beef, bitch, blench, boggle, boggling, boycott, call in question, challenge, combat, combative reaction, complain, complaint, compunction, conscience, counteraction, cry out against, debate, defiance, deliberate, demonstrate, demonstrate against, demonstration, demurral, demurrer, deprecate, deprecation, difference, difficulty, diffidence, disagreement, disapproval, disapprove, disinclination, dispute, dissent, dissentience, enter a protest, exception, expostulate, expostulation, faltering, fear, fight, fight shy of, flinch, fractiousness, gag, grievance, grievance committee, hang back, hang off, have qualms, hem and haw, hesitance, hesitancy, hesitation, hold off, holler, hover, howl, hum and haw, indignation meeting, jib, kick, make bones about, march, modesty, negativism, noncooperation, nonviolent protest, object, objection, obstinacy, oppose, opposition, passive resistance, pause, picket, picketing, ponder, press objections, protest, protest demonstration, protestation, pull back, quail, qualm, qualm of conscience, qualmishness, question, raise a howl, rally, reaction, rebuff, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, recalcitration, recoil, refractoriness, reluctance, remonstrance, remonstrate, remonstration, renitence, renitency, repellence, repellency, repulse, repulsion, resist, resistance, retreat, revolt, scruple, scrupulosity, scrupulousness, shilly-shally, shrink, shrinking, shy, shy at, shyness, sit in, sit-in, squawk, stand, state a grievance, stick, stick at, stickle, stickling, stop to consider, straddle the fence, strain, strain at, strike, stumble, teach in, teach-in, think twice about, uncooperativeness, unwillingness, variance, wince, withdraw, withstanding, yell bloody murder, yield
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Demulcent
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Demureness
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