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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Marie proposed that he take a walk with David, and Frederick consented without the slightest demur.
Gaston seemed to demur, but Félice overruled him imperiously.
It was arranged so, with only a little demur from Mrs. Millar, over-ruled by her husband.
She made no demur, but sat down to the piano and began to sing.
QUEENSLAND COUSINSELEANOR LUISA HAVERFIELD
Sangiorgio had no time to demur or even to reply; he at once found himself beside the carriage.
Jesson, after some demur, consented to take the bill; and Bolland indorsed it with his own name.
She poured out a full glass, which the child drank without further demur.
FOR JOHN'S SAKEANNIE FRANCES PERRAM
She admitted him, therefore, without demur; and found he was a land surveyor, who had often been employed by Sir Hugh at Cleves.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
To French readers this scene may seem a ghoulish farce: English humour accepts it from Norwegian humour without demur.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
After this there was no further demur, and Katy soon stood with Helen at the door of Marian's room.
FAMILY PRIDEMARY J. HOLMES

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nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION