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demurrer

de·mur·rer

demurrer

 
pronunciation:
dih muh rr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a plea for the dismissal of a lawsuit based on the alleged insufficiency of the opposition's contentions to support its claim, or on other legal defects.
similar words:
plea
definition 2: a written or spoken objection.
synonyms:
objection, protest, remonstrance
similar words:
challenge, disapproval, dissension, exception, rebuttal, stricture
definition 3: one who hesitates because of doubts or scruples.
synonyms:
dissenter, protester
similar words:
naysayer, stickler