Example sentences for: demurred

How can you use “demurred” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Dan Quayle demurred typographically, writing "I have ordered my staff to never--EVER--utter the words 'compassionate conservative!

  • Will demurred when Larry King asked him about the commissioner's job last week, and he gave me spin when I asked: He still likes writing his column, he says, and "it's presumptuous to talk about accepting something that has not been offered."

  • (!) As I silently looked up at her, she demurred.

  • Astronomers demurred, comparing the visual effect to the difference between a 100-watt and a 107-watt light bulb: "Statistically, it's a neat thing, but visually it's a dud."

  • Purists demurred, acting out their predictable roles in the holiday drama.


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