Pronunciation: (di-mûr'), [key]
—v., -murred, -mur•ring,
1. to make objection, esp. on the grounds of scruples; take exception; object: They wanted to make him the treasurer, but he demurred.
2. Law.to interpose a demurrer.
3. Archaic.to linger; hesitate.
1. the act of making objection.
2. an objection raised.
4. Law Obs.a demurrer.
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