GRE Word List


to take exception : object

The meaning of the word demur is to take exception : object.

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coniferany of an order (Coniferales) of mostly evergreen trees and shrubs having usually needle-shaped or scalelike leaves and including forms (such as pines) with true cones and others (such as yews) with an arillate fruit
implausiblenot plausible : provoking disbelief
exodusthe mainly narrative second book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see Bible Table
bemusedmarked by confusion or bewilderment : dazed
extenuateto lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of (something, such as a fault or offense) by making partial excuses : mitigate
cornicethe molded and projecting horizontal member that crowns an architectural composition see column illustration
fathomlessincapable of being fathomed : immeasurable
attenuateto lessen the amount, force, magnitude, or value of : weaken
transposeto change the relative place or normal order of : alter the sequence of
unanimitythe quality or state of being unanimous