And so it goes again: Democrats claim a knockout, Republicans demur.
But if another, more prominent name were suggested for the position, Mrs. Clinton may demur.
The intelligence officers at the bomb scene do not demur from this assessment.
Should you suggest something inspired or adventurous, many chefs will demur and revert to their been-there, drank-that pairing.
Mr. Chattaway could not demur to this, and gave a receipt—in full, as George expressed it—for that and the year's rent.
"I'll carry his shoulders," she said, in the voice that admits no demur.
She took the gloves—a slip of paper was to be felt inside—a moment's demur, then she purchased and put them in her pocket.
I gathered even the calmness to invite her to sit beside me, and she made no demur.
The general seemed to demur at the word superior, drew himself up, but said nothing in contradiction.
The lawyers have given Peter his money without the least demur.
c.1200, "to linger, tarry, delay," from Old French demorer "delay, retard," from Latin demorari "to linger, loiter, tarry," from de- (see de-) + morari "to delay," from mora "a pause, delay" (see moratorium). Main modern sense of "raise objections" is first attested 1630s. Related: Demurred; demurring.