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Demur

To dispute a legal Pleading or a statement of the facts being alleged through the use of a demurrer.

demur

verb beg to differ, challenge, contradict, controvert, deny, differ, disagree, disapprove, dissent, enter a demurrer, exceptionem facere, not confirm, object, oppose, protest, raise objections, reject, scruple, take exception, traverse, withhold assent
See also: demonstrate, disaffirm, disagree, disapprove, disoblige, disown, dissent, doubt, except, hesitate, negate, object, oppose, pause, protest, refuse, reject, remonstrance, remonstrate, repudiate, vacillate

demur

to raise an objection by entering a DEMURRER.
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