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Definition of demur:

(v) : to linger; to stay; to tarry; 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
"upon this rub, the English embassadors thought fit to demur. - Hayward?"
(n) : Stop; pause; hesitation as to proceeding; suspense of decision or action; scruple
"all my demurs but double his attacks; At last he whispers, ``Do; and we go snacks. - Alexander Pope"
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Definition of demur:

(v) : to linger; to stay; to tarry; 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
"upon this rub, the English embassadors thought fit to demur. - Hayward?"
(n) : Stop; pause; hesitation as to proceeding; suspense of decision or action; scruple
"all my demurs but double his attacks; At last he whispers, ``Do; and we go snacks. - Alexander Pope"

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