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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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Alloway demurs, arguing that Rosenberg "makes the impersonation and parody the mainspring of Gorky's life and art.
Cheney demurs, noting that one of the vets featured in the Buchenwald scene pointed out, "We had been stripped of our history in our slavery, and I didn't want to come up with anything that could tarnish our record.
He demurs when asked about his desire to walk down the aisle, saying his personal life does not drive his commitment to equal rights.
Homem, who generally remembers details better than Ileana herself, steps in politely and demurs.