Today’s word of the day is ‘Demur‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Demur [dih-mur ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., describes an action or occurrence.
1. Raise objections or show reluctance
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Rataraaz
2. Spanish – Objetar
3. French – Hésitation
4. Mandarin – Yìduān
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. I gathered even the calmness to invite her to sit beside me, and she made no demur.
2. This was rather more help than I wanted, but it was useless to demur.
3. Normally she would have accepted the challenge, but she demurred.
4. The lawyers have given Peter his money without the least demur.
5. After some demur, Lopez at last opened the door, and the men entered.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
Hesitate, vacillate, waver, balk, cavil, challenge, combat, complain, deprecate, disapprove, dispute, doubt, fight, object, oppose, pause, protest, pussyfoot, refuse, remonstrate, resist, scruple, shy, stick, stickle, strain, take exception, think twice, boggle, hand back, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word of the day are:
Accept, agree, aid, approve, believe, commend, consent, endorse, give in, go along, help, praise, sanction, support, surrender, etc.
Death’s a debt; his mandamus binds all alike- no bail, no demurrer.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Reminder that Muellers special investigation did NOT clear Trump campaign of wrongdoing. But it did demur on the question of the strong clear link of collusion/corruption.
— Kristin Myers (@KristinReports) October 23, 2020
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