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demur

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  • to question or oppose [Princeton Review]
  • to make objection, esp. on the grounds of scruples; take exception; object: They wanted to make him the treasurer, but he demurred. [Webster]
  • ~ (at sth): (fml) express a doubt (about sth) or an objection (to sth) [Barron]
  • to hesitate, raise objections [Nandigam]

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