Demur in a sentence

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.