Synonyms of demur in English:
Mr Steed demurred when the suggestion was put to him
raise doubts, express doubt, express reluctance, express reservations, express misgivings, be unwilling, be reluctant, baulk, hesitate, think twice, hang back, drag one's heels, refuse
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they accepted the ruling without demur
objection, protest, protestation, complaint, dispute, dissent, carping, cavilling, recalcitrance, opposition, resistance;
a murmur, a peep, a word, a sound
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