Definition of Demured

1. demure [v] - See also: demure



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demured

demulsification
demulsified
demulsifier
demulsifiers
demulsifies
demulsify
demulsifying
demultiplex
demultiplexed
demultiplexer
demultiplexers
demultiplexes
demultiplexing
demur
demure
demured (current term)
demurely
demureness
demurenesses
demurer
demures
demurest
demuring
demurity
demurrable
demurrage
demurrages
demurral
demurrals
demurred

Literary usage of Demured

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1. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Superior Court and Supreme Court of Errors by Connecticut Superior Court, Jesse Root, Connecticut Supreme Court of Errors (1798)
"To this part of the defence the defendant demured. ... &c. and as to that part of the reply •which is demured to, the court judge that it is ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... of damages over and above the amount of the complainant's claim; and the appellant demured to the crossbill of the complainants praying for a discovery. ..."

3. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1892)
"demured upon it, and told them I cannot expect to do any grate matter for ym if I am so stinted, and cannot be willing to undertake any thing under l ..."

4. The Papers of Thomas Ruffin by Thomas Ruffin (1918)
"... to the Society, to which I at first demured, thinking it not to be very delicate in me to do so and fearing to do so, with out your permission. ..."

5. The Christian Baptist by Alexander Campbell (1826)
"You ought then to- have manfully and explicitly attacked the principle when first advanced, in the 1st vol. of this work; and not now have demured at the ..."

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