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


While Demosthenes argued, and Nicias demurred, Gylippus had not been idle.

I demurred—I had got the paternal injunction to remain with the horse and cart.

As she demurred, he ended her life with a bullet from a pistol.

She had demurred, of course, when he himself had suggested this.

Jerry had demurred, but she recognized, behind all the fun, a real firmness.

"You shall have a bottle to take along," I promised, with alacrity, but he demurred.

"I don't think I ought to go," demurred Muriel, when invited.

Mrs. Nelson demurred a little, but was forced to admit that the dress was needed.

“I hate to kick a cripple, even in my business,” demurred Mern.

"Oh, I said let us be sensible for ten minutes," she demurred.