demurred in English

raise doubts or objections or show reluctance.
normally she would have accepted the challenge, but she demurred
synonyms: object take exceptiontake issue protest cavil dissent voice reservationsbe unwillingbe reluctant balk think twice drag one's heels refuse boggle kick up a fuss

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Below are sample sentences containing the word "demurred" from the English Dictionary. We can refer to these sentence patterns for sentences in case of finding sample sentences with the word "demurred", or refer to the context using the word "demurred" in the English Dictionary.

1. 1 The doctor demurred, but Piercey was insistent.

2. The doctor demurred, but Piercey was insistent.

3. They demurred politely, but finally agreed to stay.

4. 11 The classmates wanted to make her the monitor,( she demurred.

5. Mosk, though a loyal liberal Democrat, demurred, citing the right of free political association.

6. 2 The lawyer requested a break in the court case, but the judge demurred.

7. On the other hand, some of the freeholders seeking patronage demurred at the price expected.

8. In hismemoirs, former Mexican President Vicente Fox recalls offeringBush a ride on his beloved horse Dos de Julio and being surprised whenBush "demurred, backing away from the big palomino."

9. Later he suggested still another project, but this time she demurred, telling him (as she used to relate with glee) that she was “a one-Bathylith woman.” After his death in 1966, she

10. Synonyms for Baulked at include fought shy of, demurred from, flinched from, recoiled from, scrupled about, hung back from, had misgivings about, had scruples about, had qualms about and scrupled to