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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Demur (0.00945 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Demur.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: demur demur v 1: take exception to; “he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday” [syn: except] 2: enter a demurrer [also: demurring, demurred] demur n : (law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings [syn: demurral, demurrer] [also: demurring, demurred]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Demur Demur \De*mur"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Demurred; p. pr. & vb. n. Demurring.] [OF. demurer, demorer, demourer, to linger, stay, F. demeurer, fr. L. demorari; de- + morari to delay, tarry, stay, mora delay; prob. originally, time for thinking, reflection, and akin to memor mindful. See Memory.] 1. To linger; to stay; to tarry. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Yet durst not demur nor abide upon the camp. --Nicols. [1913 Webster] 2. To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair. [1913 Webster] Upon this rub, the English embassadors thought fit to demur. --Hayward. [1913 Webster] 3. To scruple or object; to take exception; as, I demur to that statement. [1913 Webster] 4. (Law) To interpose a demurrer. See Demurrer, 2. [1913 Webster] Demur \De*mur"\, v. t. 1. To suspend judgment concerning; to doubt of or hesitate about. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The latter I demur, for in their looks Much reason, and in their actions, oft appears. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause delay to; to put off. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He demands a fee, And then demurs me with a vain delay. --Quarles. [1913 Webster] Demur \De*mur"\, n. [OF. demor, demore, stay, delay. See Demur, v. i.] Stop; pause; hesitation as to proceeding; suspense of decision or action; scruple. [1913 Webster] All my demurs but double his attacks; At last he whispers, “Do; and we go snacks.” --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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