- v. Simple past tense and past participle of demur.
“Mr. McCain demurred, then referred to his interview last weekend at Saddleback church by the Rev. Rick Warren, which was well received by conservatives.”
“Yes; but so poorly, so miserable," Courbertin demurred.”
“Act. The plaintiff demurred, that is to say, admitted Sir Edward's plea to be true in fact, but denied that it was a sufficient answer.”
“After myriad phone calls, I finally got one of Paul's county-level campaign coordinators on the line, but he demurred: "It's nothing to do with you; I just don't do interviews, period.”
“Kathryn had demurred politely, but she'd been incensed.”
“She initially demurred saying no words can quite express what it is like having an ill parent and providing care for him or her.”
“Obama identified the problems of deregulation but demurred on the opportunity to educate the public on the more fundamental pathologies of market fundamentalism, an unsurprising failure given his choice of chief economic lieutenants.”
“When I asked her about the internet, she demurred, arguing that she's not even on Facebook.”
“Who wants to out somebody for that now?" the director demurred.”
“I demurred, but when the dish quickly emerged from the open kitchen we sat in open-mouthed wonder at what they had wrought.”
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