demure

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Quiet, modest, reserved, or serious

She is a demure young lady.

{a} very grave, affectedly modest, prim
{v} to put on an affected modestly
Affectedly modest, decorous, or serious; making a show of gravity
Demure clothes do not reveal your body and they give the impression that you are shy and behave correctly. a demure high-necked white blouse. + demurely de·mure·ly She was demurely dressed in a black woollen suit
Of sober or serious mien; composed and decorous in bearing; of modest look; staid; grave
{s} calm, serious; modest, shy
approval If you describe someone, usually a young woman, as demure, you mean they are quiet and rather shy, usually in a way that you like and find appealing, and behave very correctly. She's very demure and sweet + demurely de·mure·ly She smiled demurely
affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
Quiet, modest, reserved or serious
To look demurely
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To scruple or object; to take exception; to oppose; to balk

The personnel demurred at the management's new scheme.

demur
To balk; to oppose
demur
To linger; to stay; to tarry

Yet durst not demur nor abide upon the camp. - Nicols?.

demur
To suspend judgment concerning; to doubt of or hesitate about

The latter I demur, for in their looks Much reason, and in their actions, oft appears. - John Milton.

demur
To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair

Upon this rub, the English embassadors thought fit to demur. - Hayward?.

demur
{n} a doubt, hesitation, objection, delay
demur
{v} to doubt, hesitate, delay, put off, stop
demurely
{a} gravely, very modestly, formally
demureness
{n} gravity, affected modest, purity
demur
(law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings take exception to; "he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday"
demur
To cause delay to; to put off
demur
{i} hesitation; objection
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If you demur, you say that you do not agree with something or will not do something that you have been asked to do. The doctor demurred, but Piercey was insistent
demur
See Demurrer, 2
demur
take exception to; "he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday"
demur
enter a demurrer
demur
If you do something without demur, you do it immediately and without making any protest. When Scobie opened the door and stood aside for her to enter, she did so without demur. to express doubt about or opposition to a plan or suggestion (demorer, from morari ). disagreement or disapproval without demur
demur
(law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings
demur
To scruple or object; to take exception; as, I demur to that statement
demur
\dih-MUR\, intransitive verb: 1 To object; to take exception 2 To delay
demur
To interpose a demurrer. See demurrer
demur
Stop; pause; hesitation as to proceeding; suspense of decision or action; scruple
demur
{f} object, protest; hesitate
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To interpose a demurrer
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To object for legal insufficiency; to interpose a demurrer
demur
(law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings take exception to; "he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday" enter a demurrer
demur
(de mer') - To file a pleading (called "a demurrer") admitting the truth of the facts in the complaint, or answer, but contending they are legally insufficient
demurely
in a demure manner; "the army girl, tall and demurely pretty, threw a quick side-glance at her
demurely
In a demure manner; soberly; gravely; now, commonly, with a mere show of gravity or modesty
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In a demure manner
demurely
in a demure manner; "the army girl, tall and demurely pretty, threw a quick side-glance at her"
demurely
modestly, unassumingly, shyly; reservedly
demureness
the affectation of being demure in a provocative way
demureness
The state or quality of being demure
demureness
the trait of behaving with reserve and decorum
demureness
{i} reservedness; modesty; composedness, soberness
demureness
The state of being demure; gravity; the show of gravity or modesty
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