And when asked by Blitzer about her plans for reelection as governor in 2010 or about a run for president in 2012, Palin demurred.
When I asked Castro in a 1993 interview I did with him for Vanity Fair how many children he had, he demurred.
Solomon demurred and suggested Muth ask his Iraqi associates.
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.