demur - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] formal 

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/dɪˈmɜː(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theydemur
he/she/itdemurs
present participledemurring
past tensedemurred
past participledemurred
  1. to refuse to do something
    1. a.
      to say that you do not approve of something