Use Demur in a sentence
Meaning: [verb]hesitate; refuse (a plaan or suggestion) ;
Accounts were adopted without question, rule changes without demur.
He was used to being obeyed without demur.
Did the working class accept their circumstances without demur?
Seneca demurs ; such a move would be divisive and unpopular.
They demurred politely, but finally succumbed to Alan’s persuasion.
Claire felt that the task was impossible and demurred.
Crook demurred , and said it would be murder.
Roland demurred , touching his forthright hand, stepping back.
He demurred through pride, and so became a disbeliever.
The King demurred and began surrounding the city with his brave soldiers.
The council may demur for two reasons, which are really understandable.