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demur
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Harry Potter (#3) and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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  • "All the same," demurred Fudge, "they are here to protect you all from something much worse….

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  • When the sheriff apprehended him for grave-robbery and gold-hoarding, Mr. Fink demurred on the theory that if his own grandfather wasn’t his, whose was he?
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • "I know how full Jacqueline keeps your schedule," I demur.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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