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Correct spelling:
One who demurs: ( law) an exception by one party in a suit to the sufficiency in point of law of the case of the opposite party.


defence, defense, demurrer, denial.
objection, protest.
advancement, affirmation, allegation, assertion, asseveration, avowal, belief, charge, claim, contestation, declaration, deposition, discussion, explanation, ground, hurrah, hypothesis, idea, opinion, plea, position, predication, profession, rumpus, stand, thesis, view, Maintaining, demurrers, predications.
defence, defense, demur, demurral, denial.
Examples of usage:
  1. At the appointed time I appeared and filed a written protest and demurrer to his jurisdiction. – Memoirs of Orange Jacobs by Orange Jacobs
  2. On the 7th the demurrer to one of the indictments against Sarah Althea was overruled and she entered a plea of not guilty. – Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State by Stephen Field; George C. Gorham
  3. The deeds of the preceding reign had bequeathed a sort of legendary credence to the wildest tales gossip could invent under a demurrer. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. If it is a sort of indirect attack upon- an oblique demurrer to- Butler's constructive- aggressive orthodoxy in psychology and religion, one is bound to say with all politeness, first, that it is a case of impar congressus, and secondly, that the adventurous knight does not give himself a fair chance. – Matthew Arnold by George Saintsbury
  5. Little Ruth entered a demurrer, although she liked Doris. – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs