Đồng nghĩa của demur

Alternative for demur

demurs, demurred, demurring

Đồng nghĩa: demurral, demurrer, except,

Verb

To complain or raise objections
object protest cavil complain dissent remonstrate deprecate disagree dispute except expostulate oppose scruple stickle baulk balk boggle challenge disapprove fight kick resist combat take exception take issue express doubts raise objections express doubt kick up a fuss kick up a stink raise doubts lodge a protest gripe inveigh moan criticize criticise sound off condemn grumble grouse beef argue crab express disagreement kvetch take exception to denounce holler nag raise objections to squawk make a fuss whine whinge protest against grouch fuss grizzle express disapproval argue against carp bellyache bleat grump growl lodge a protest against express disapproval of express disagreement with take issue with scream repine wail caterwaul keen take a stand against deplore make a fuss about mutter squeal whimper yammer murmur croak yawp maunder make a stink make an objection kick up a stink about kick up a fuss about yowl yaup object to inveigh against find fault speak out against protest about contest anathematize execrate curse mumble reason dissuade oppose strongly reprove admonish decry complain vociferously about blame object strongly to squabble disparage bicker animadvert pick at withstand recriminate rain censure frown upon protest to complain to make a protest to express objections mind express objections to remonstrate against quibble be in opposition disapprove of spurn have a problem quarrel with be in opposition to fulminate rail complain about draw the line grumble about have a problem with moan about grouse about cavil at revolt rant about beef about gripe about disesteem quibble about discommend discountenance draw the line at cross disavow howl blast rebel frown on kvetch about beg to differ rail against raise objection be displeased take on express opposition speak out tangle with cry out make a stand make a protest go-one-on-one mix it up with say no voice disapproval take up the cudgels thumbs down say no to be displeased by back-talk be against kick against take a stand put up a fight grieve reproach bemoan bewail lament groan charge nitpick chirp mither fret chunter create natter gainsay contravene accuse attack refute knock twine snivel indict defy impute ascribe lay crib differ plain over run down go on about nit-pick put the boot in look askance be on at someone lodge a complaint find fault with carry on make a complaint rail at pick holes in cry go on sob mourn scold bawl niggle weep pule yelp sigh grieve over screech upbraid berate whisper blubber roar ululate sigh over mewl sorrow split hairs rage squall shriek rant yap yell regret rue sorrow for make a scene make a song and dance repent thunder bother grieve for wail for sing the blues cry over weep over express regret about pester disturb objurgate hypercriticize witter greet go on at pick on blub shout bay raise Cain pick holes revile castigate vituperate hurt abuse storm bellow tongue-lash vociferate express sorrow express sorrow about fume sorrow over wail over shed tears over keen over gurn plead kick up a rumpus sulk grunt blow off sorrow about niggle about pettifog sniffle flyspeck make a mountain out of a molehill rumble pan peck be picky be hypercritical rag dwell on repeat keep on miaow snarl gabble sputter slur drone muddle swallow burble boohoo quarrel sough waul cry softly shed tears reprimand be sorry eat one's heart out hate declaim crying noise make screeching jowl rampage talk under your breath impugn lash lambaste cut up drip take apart reprehend roast trash vilify cry loudly rave harp upon dwell upon cry the blues raise a ruckus scorch denigrate break down let go explode kick up a storm whoop let it out burst into tears beat one's breast about argue with cry over spilt milk speak up moan over beat one's breast cry over spilled milk weep for halloo hollo call harass grouch about rip into lay into lay out call out bristle rant and rave badger harry harp on have at work over crack down on go after sound off about let have it cheer hoot call at the top of your voice yip hound bellyache about jump down one's throat take to task complain vehemently about chivvy hassle henpeck thunder against fulminate against rage against bully persecute worry plague peck at ride dog needle keep on at vex anguish suffer bleed agonize expostulate about protest strongly at criticize severely declaim against remonstrate about heavy carp at keep after bawl out rate make a stand against jaw objurate make a protest against disagree violently with put up a fight against chew out complain bitterly about whip kick up take great exception to egg urge moan at importune tease heckle bait harp on at grumble at goad distress eat nudge prod provoke hector moan on at keep complaining to bend someone's ear be on your back take it out on breathe down someone's neck get on someone's back give a hard time work on express woe for wear black agonise ache miss languish yearn pine wring hands long for wring one's hands over be sad express sorrow for take it hard be brokenhearted wail about

Verb

To be hesitant or show reluctance
hesitate pause vacillate balk baulk doubt pussyfoot waver be reluctant jib refuse shy be unwilling express misgivings express reluctance express reservations hang back think twice hem and haw be cagey wait and see drag one's heels dither falter shilly-shally teeter stagger wobble halt fluctuate scruple wabble haver oscillate swither linger hover shillyshally hold back be unsure be uncertain be hesitant be doubtful hold off shy away straggle lag procrastinate stay back shrink back drag your heels drag your feet stay in the background hang fire be reluctant to come forward sway be tentative have doubts be undecided be ambivalent harbour reservations about be divided lack conviction be irresolute harbour suspicions about have hesitations about be sceptical feel uncertain have suspicions about sit on the fence think something unlikely fluctuate on wonder about express suspicions about be in two minds blow hot and cold have doubts about chop and change have one's doubts about have reservations about feel uneasy about be dubious keep changing your mind express reservations about entertain doubts about stall delay dawdle equivocate temporize dally wait hedge alternate tergiversate dillydally seesaw stumble defer deliberate stop boggle flounder ponder hang mammer debate weigh temporise be indecisive dilly-dally hum and haw think about pull back sit on fence pussyfoot around balance prevaricate tarry waffle yo-yo beat about the bush stonewall play for time use delaying tactics put off faff about flip-flop loiter filibuster run hot and cold drag poke mess about waste time quibble be non-committal dodge the issue evade the issue take your time be unable to make up your mind drag one's feet play a waiting game take one's time reel flannel beat around the bush tremble parry questions fudge the issue get cold feet gain time dodge faff around trifle palter duck the question totter be evasive diddle creep crawl lollygag lallygag mope hang around be unable to decide hang about kick the can down the road change one's mind see-saw vary rock lurch change fudge swing postpone idle evade shuffle roll sidestep weasel while away time putter mince words tergiverse be vague shuck buy time stay put mark time kill time cop out stall for time lag behind avoid the issue goof off put off doing something pass the buck cop a plea let the grass grow under one's feet beg the question be dilatory go from one extreme to the other wobble about be on the fence will and will not potter tumble fence-straddle straddle whiffle bobble quaver change mind loll slouch mess around move slowly be on the horns of a dilemma duck avoid avoid committing oneself um and ah have misgivings second-guessing oneself doubt yourself become unsteady doubt oneself flicker use Fabian tactics avoid making a decision adjourn retard prolong protract be long sit around fool around be tardy hedge one's bets be noncommittal mince one's words sidestep the issue shuffle around give the run around goldbrick cool quiver bide trim shudder stay remain whiffle waffle keep changing one's mind postpone action defer action take a raincheck suspend action let slide warm a chair goof around hang round tail hold the phone trail stop over tool lose time get no place fast rest lodge dance around euphemize tapdance dodder amble plod second-guessing yourself fudge and mudge back and fill wait around hang on be slow fall behind shamble toddle careen waddle horse around potter round potter around potter about not keep pace hobble fence trip zigzag topple walk unsteadily slide slip shimmy blunder wheel weave parry distract divert be ambiguous cavil jive escape elude lie falsify eschew con adumbrate double-talk fib shuffle about run around cover up straddle the fence hold over tell white lie cloud the issue duck the issue give run around

Verb

To disagree with or dispute
dissent differ disagree dispute diverge challenge disapprove nonconcur object oppose reject repudiate abjure protest rebel refuse renounce stickle argue baulk balk buck contradict decline disaccord discord divide pettifog shy vary wrangle argue with disagree with not ratify object to protest against quibble over express disagreement with take issue with be at odds with be at variance with decline to support express disagreement express objection fail to agree with refuse to support break with withhold assent say nothing doing say no way put up an argument put up a fight say not a chance fly in the face of clash squabble quarrel quibble conflict debate scrap contend spat altercate bicker jar fight war discept fall out argy-bargy take issue fail to agree go at it be at each other's throats be in dispute lock horns take exception bump heads be in opposition be at variance cross swords be at odds row feud controvert battle spar brawl contest take on be incompatible have words be at loggerheads set to defy resist collide contrast argufy gainsay hassle tiff brabble come into conflict be dissimilar be unlike be different have a row go against bandy words differ in opinion face down be of a different opinion have a different opinion fight like cat and dog be divided be at sixes and sevens not see eye to eye go at it hammer and tongs run counter to mix it up bang heads zap haggle palter skirmish have a fight jump on rip into each other let have it contradict each other go for the jugular lay into have it out have a misunderstanding charge have a tiff find fault complain get tough with bump struggle carp cavil chop logic caterwaul tangle embroil strive flout disobey contravene deviate come out against depart withstand counter sass rehash dig your heels in kick over the traces refuse to obey have an argument confront be against combat refuse to accept the authority of kick against hammer away hash over jump on each other face off verbally fight stick it to have at it knock around talk back get in one's face pick an argument go one on one sock it to put up a struggle have at each other be in contention differ from be discordant not correspond be of a different mind not agree not accord diverge from dissent from shake one's head bar check prevent counterattack block attack face dislike cross hinder fight against thwart obstruct be anti disapprove of repel stand up to oppugn contend with rebut be hostile to take struggle against gainstay deny turn the tables speak against call in question frown at put up a fight against expose neutralize set your face against argue against stand up and be counted against assail be in defiance of assault not countenance search out reverse neutralise take a stand against speak out against bombard strive against quarrel with take a stand withstay encounter be in opposition to taunt

Verb

To refuse or say no to
decline refuse reject pass desist dismiss rebuff snub spurn deny repudiate shun abjure forbear forgo renounce avoid disapprove repulse eschew reprobate baulk at demur at knock back pass on pass up say no to turn down abstain from brush aside balk at refrain from shy from desist from not accept withhold from opt out refuse to take advantage of look down one's nose at opt out of send one's regrets shake one's head give the red light give the thumbs down nix negative deselect throw out throw over scorn disdain negate repel withdraw protest ignore say no brush off turn away dispense with hold out protest at turn from hold back hold off set aside not budge on turn deaf ear to not care for turn one's back on not buy send off jib at draw the line at refuse to receive give thumbs down to abandon desert disown discard forsake disavow recant reverse retract forswear rescind revoke cast off disprofess give up cast defect dishonor rat apostatize turn default disinherit tergiverse tergiversate shed lay aside cut off banish disacknowledge flush dump oust dishonour have no more truck with wash one's hands of turn your back on be against wash your hands of break with have nothing more to do with fly in the face of disclaim relinquish drop renege disallow cast aside abdicate abnegate surrender leave yield ditch neglect disaffirm gainsay cold-shoulder refute quit kick cut rebut sacrifice resign ostracize disregard renege on ostracise freeze out look right through give someone the brush-off pull out give the cold shoulder steer clear of slight refrain jilt snout skip contradict withhold disconfirm go back on withdraw from stiff-arm veto put down cut dead give the brush have done with rat on give someone the go-by exclude swear off tell someone where to get off repeal unsay waive welsh foreswear cede abstain refuse to acknowledge betray jettison shirk escape divorce oneself from drop out pack in cut out resign from pull out of back out walk out on send to Coventry give the thumbs down to pass by give something a miss withgo resist junk disaffiliate dodge evade bilk chuck abscond scrap revolt separate wash hands of rebel discount go depart duck back down cop out decamp end relations with oppose axe miss secede from hand over take back do away with weasel out of refuse to recognize cut off without a penny jack in turn back on depart from ax break away from fail to honour split with sever relations with stay clear of run out on prohibit not hear of shut out bin off fight shy of look past rule out give the bum's rush part with go away from run out leave out shy away from go over keep clear of take the oath drop out of give a wide berth to change your mind give the elbow not touch have nothing to do with turn coat give someone the big E defect from give someone the air shift ground go over the fence sell out fall away from change sides leave alone give someone the push concede disprove prove to be false show to be false give the lie to divert belie invalidate blackball renig impugn call into question overlook discontinue disincline scrub discredit forego contemn not heed not take advantage of blank explode throw off disgorge worm out of stop using delink from forbid go back on word excommunicate prevent block interdict stop having quitclaim vacate discountenance elude disaffiliate oneself from dissociate oneself from turn up one's nose act cool make unwelcome unfollow strand send packing dislike scoff at treat with contempt look down on not grant hold in contempt turn nose up at sneer at sneeze at turn your nose up at give the red light to shoot down stay shy of have no part in stand aloof from give the runaround turn away from break free from take leave from be exclusive of other not include not be inclusive of bag it step down from deliver up bail out step aside from body-swerve keep away from give a wide berth shake off have no part of recoil from shrink from look right through someone keep your distance from palm off contravene cast out refuse to abide by shy shake finesse scape deliver render lay down turn over say ‘no’ to rule against leave behind leave flat maroon divest leave high and dry leave stranded do without bereave sit out say goodbye to go without keep from break up with split let well enough alone have no truck with get around shuffle out of exheridate evict deprive dispossess don't want let go of take the pledge kiss good-bye stand down quit cold turkey let go by give away turn in cut loose sign away cough up let pass drop like hot potato refuse to accept bin trash violate oath jump ship leave in the lurch take your leave of kiss goodbye change one's tune drift away show the door cashier retire cancel scratch retreat from backpedal back off fink out except disburden throw doff slough retreat backtrack backslide throw on the scrapheap dispose of fling away cast away get shut of get rid of chuck out get shot of chuck away toss out throw away shrug off leave penniless cut off without a cent cut out of will secede elide preclude bypass levant welch default on cry off weasel out call off wiggle out beg off back pedal worm out chicken out bar pretermit overpass overleap break from disaffiliate from become independent separate oneself from split from form a splinter group separate from split off from break away swindle stiff defraud fail skate not bother pass over count out let slide take out miss out leave off fail to include fail to mention skip over factor out omit change allegiances turn traitor revolt against go over to the enemy go AWOL change loyalties break faith be apostate take a walk throw in the towel blow it off get cold feet about get cold feet chicken out of check go into arrears leave town skip out on put on the cuff meet under arch fall behind break one's word fail to pay see in the alley not pay let lapse duck out discourage chide rebuke cross reprove stave off push back ward off beat off put off fend off send away tell off keep at bay lash out at keep at a distance put in one's place keep at arm's length

Verb

To take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to
back down backtrack concede renege submit surrender yield abandon accede acquiesce admit back off back out backpedal baulk balk cancel climb down concede defeat cop out fink out give in recant recoil reconsider resign retreat withdraw accept defeat admit defeat back pedal beg off bow out cave in chicken out give ground give up go back on hold back pull back pull out take back wimp out eat humble pie admit you were wrong have no fight left withdraw from agreement or statement capitulate throw in the towel give way succumb retract defer raise the white flag throw in the sponge knuckle under show the white flag relent do an about-turn do a U-turn eat your words quit bow fall budge lay down your arms cede repudiate fold do an about-face welsh unsay recall forswear renege on blink make concessions reverse row back about-face buckle under change your mind renounce abjure disavow revoke weasel out repeal rescind disclaim fall victim relinquish abnegate foreswear be overcome eat crow wave the white flag give up the struggle eat one's words agree worm out wiggle out shy from get cold feet stop call off crumble flip-flop retrocede be beaten be overwhelmed lay down one's arms lay down arms do a volte-face cry uncle go back toss it in sing a different song go under change one's mind have second thoughts change put up white flag pack it in double back withcall rethink concur drop out scratch avoid assent approve lose your nerve wuss out have no stomach for bottle it funk out blow it off disown deny be overcome by be conquered by be overwhelmed by indulge apologise dial back think better of hand over have change of heart back out of change one's tune fall back abrogate shift one's ground go into reverse roll over do a U-turn on let go bend change opinion go down countermand lay down decide against deliver recede apologize buckle draw back come to terms turn back annul forget it backtrack on resign yourself do an about-turn on comply give yourself up call it a day bottle out give turn yellow think better of something repossess reclaim bow to something bow to someone give away the store crap out pike on accept throw in your hand fall in line be defeated admit that one is wrong retract one's words give oneself over fold up be conquered suffer defeat cry quits break turn over abdicate turn in call it quits kowtow be submissive hoist the white flag bend the knee say uncle resign oneself humble oneself surrender to cave turn the tables amend set aside cop-out back-pedal on alter nullify contradict apostatize call back void worm out of forsake go back on one's word proffer leave off drop lose hand in despair bail out desist cut out tender cease waive present collapse swallow one's words swallow retire move backward back away regress back go backward move backwards turn tail back up drive back drive backwards move back change your decision change one's attitude change one's plans retreat from withdraw from default on cry off pull out of fail to honour fall to pieces be overthrown by lie down pass into enemy hands be destroyed by fall victim to be defeated by be a casualty to lose one's position to be smitten by be taken by be overthrown pass into the hands of eat dirt be vanquished by be beaten by nig eliminate reel in retrograde exclude take in rule out row back on suspend chicken out of get cold feet about give oneself up entrust consign leave knuckle forego play dead go along with renig

Verb

To have doubts or suspicions about
misdoubt distrust doubt mistrust question suspect misbelieve challenge disbelieve discredit dispute fear fluctuate hesitate imagine impugn insinuate misgive query scruple shilly-shally skepticize surmise vacillate waver wonder wonder about be curious be dubious be puzzled be uncertain be undetermined be wary of harbor suspicion have qualms not buy read differently wonder at be apprehensive of call in question give no credence have one's doubts smell a rat be in a quandary take dim view of be suspicious of have misgivings about have doubts about have reservations about feel uneasy about cast doubt on have suspicions about be chary of harbour suspicions about lack confidence in feel apprehensive about be unsure about be unsure of regard with suspicion disbelieve in not believe be sceptical of have qualms about be unconvinced about have no confidence in have no faith in harbour reservations about be leery of call something into question scruple over have reservations be skeptical of beware apprehend be sceptical about feel chary about be mistrustful of suspicion smell a rat about have your doubts about have a funny feeling about be distrustful of be uneasy about be wary have doubts impeach contest oppose oppugn controvert object to call into question entertain doubts about puzzle over cast doubt upon raise doubts about have hesitations about cast aspersions on raise objections to express reservations about throw doubt on express suspicions about discount look askance at take with a grain of salt be suspicious take with a pinch of salt be incredulous of reject give no credence to not accept not credit repudiate contradict negate scorn unbelieve not swallow scoff at take something with a pinch of salt eschew scout ask grill quiz interrogate catechize inquire deny demand enquire inquire of knock probe test the waters hit up look into put out a feeler question

Noun

The action of objecting to something
objection exception complaint demurral dissent opposition remonstrance protest protestation expostulation scruple demurrer dispute fuss stink challenge difficulty recalcitrance carping compunction griping grousing kick misgiving niggling qualm question boggling caviling cavilling doubt misgivings unwillingness remonstration disapproval grievance criticism outcry gripe cavil censure niggle grumble dissatisfaction moan grouse squawk hesitation disagreement beef grouch argument quibble declination disapprobation demurring disinclination odium discontent disesteem revilement reluctance displeasure dislike rejection repugnancy shrinking fulmination counter-argument formal complaint murmur fault-finding condemnation uproar indignation problem dissuasion flak concern howls of protest railing debate inveighing reservation mutter word peep hostility worry protesting reproach statement of opposition whining murmuring moaning grumbling muttering rebuke taking exception beefing whingeing reproof denunciation disparagement whine opprobrium petition reproval revolt captiousness uncertainty grouching mithering twining bellyaching nitpicking civil disobedience whinge controversy wail vociferation furore cry confusion dubiousness lament outrage furor kvetch contention dubiety carp hue and cry chorus of disapproval plaint howl of protest anxiety miserere clamour blackball bellyache riot declaration turmoil tumult campaign knock clamor whimper bleat yammer holler bone of contention question mark tantrum outburst hysterics big stink work-to-rule test of scepticism resistance contradiction rebellion argument against stand against defiance contest confrontation conflict squabble questioning of interrogation difficulty with skepticism disobedience quarrel groan howl hullabaloo row charge hubbub commotion noise ballyhoo roar umbrage rumpus accusation annoyance distress ruction squeal ruckus brouhaha bone bone to pick axe to grind hoo-ha ax to grind representation to-do pain howling affliction sob lamentation yike sigh keen guff jeremiad statement of dissatisfaction twine rumble clamouring public outcry public outrage song and dance rallying cry grunt exclamation hullaballoo keening peeve pique rancour blast case rancor hubba-hubba clamoring ferment aversion frustration aggravation bugbear crow to pluck bane exasperation inconvenience kerfuffle dread bother irk irritation hassle nuisance headache ado vexation irritant resentment racket storm stir fear pother trial disturbance flap palaver hate splash quarrels ructions bobsy-die carry-on bugle call statement thorn in one's side pet aversion thorn in one's flesh bane of one's life exposition account explanation deposition allegation claim report submission

Noun

The holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or officially held
dissent disagreement opposition conflict objection protest strife defiance disaccord discord discordance dissention friction resistance argument contention disapproval discordancy disharmony dispute dissension dissidence dissonance insubordination nonagreement nonconformism nonconformity rebellion remonstrance disunion disunity division inharmony nonconcurrence quarreling quarrelling schism variance war warfare wrangling arguing bickering denial difference infighting refusal spat split bone clinker flak hassle misbelief difference of opinion bone of contention lack of agreement bone to pick sour note dissensus debate contestation disputation doubt divisiveness controversy difficulty firestorm niggle counter-argument clash hostility falling-out antagonism quarrel altercation row bad blood squabbling enmity wrangle confrontation rupture feud feuding tension rivalry misunderstanding clashing animosity faction squabble bad feeling ill feeling run-in acrimony antipathy resentment estrangement trouble ill will set-to alienation war of words dissentience disaffection detachment incompatibility divorce tiff bitterness fighting fight struggle barney contest combat factionalism contretemps falling out battle royal shouting match brawl words scrap breach sedition discontent unrest separation divergency disconnection divergence disjuncture disjunction insurrection dissonancy backbiting affray inharmoniousness bicker battle internal strife counteraction aversion jar argy-bargy fuss duel grapple bad vibes scene power struggle contrariety vendetta brush blowup afters static beef slanging match turbulence rift tumult argumentation velitation isolation disparity unharmoniousness unorthodoxy dispeace independence upheaval animus mutiny fracas exchange tussle tangle quarrelsomeness sectarianism partition severance breakup parting grievances grudges clashes competition lack of concord ruction dustup ruckus hatred rumpus palace intrigue tug-of-war face-off sweep-stake dogfight sweepstakes match irreconcilable difference angry exchange passage of arms brannigan brush-off divided loyalties palace politics striving emulation opposing views bit of argy-bargy tug of war ball game imbroglio sparring kickup rammy donnybrook rhubarb jarring conflict of opinion cross fire ding-dong argle-bargle turf war gainstriving belligerency gainstrife opposition to hostility to aversion to unwillingness to accept obstruction reluctance to accept disinclination to accept refusal to accept lack of enthusiasm for obstructiveness criticism non-compliance dislike demurral prevention fray defence defense repulsion oppugnancy engagement antinomy counterattack confronting negativism action repugnance contradistinction opposure con contraposition violation unfriendliness encounter skirmish civil disobedience

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