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., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
How is the word ‘Demur‘ 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. After some demur, Lopez, at last, opened the door, and the men entered.
2. Normally she would have accepted the challenge, but she demurred.
3. The aide—a favourite with his general—had ventured to demur.
4. The lawyers have given Peter his money without the least demur.
5. So Lady Ball argued, and against this argument, her son made no demur.
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, hem and haw, take exception, wait and see etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
accept, agree, aid, approve, believe, commend, consent, endorse, give in, go along, help, praise, sanction, support, surrender
There are, certainly, differing degrees of devotion among Moon’s followers; the fact that they bow at the right moment or shout “Mansei!” in unison doesn’t mean they believe everything Moon says, or do precisely what he commands. Even on important issues, like Moon’s claiming to be the messiah, there are church members whom I met, including a close aide to Moon, who demur. A religious leader whom they respect and whose theology they believe, yes; the messiah, perhaps not.
Sun Myung Moon
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