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used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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take exception to

or in law:  a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings
  •   ...and we were subjected to a lengthy review of the evidence with Jem's ideas on the law regarding rape: ...
      "Jem," Reverend Sykes demurred, "this ain't a polite thing for little ladies to hear..."
    p. 279.8
demurred = objected
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