Demur and Squeal


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Demur verb – To present an opposing opinion or argument.
Usage example: don't hesitate to demur to the idea if you have any qualms

Squeal and demur are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Squeal" instead a verb "Demur".
Nearby Words: demure, demurred, demurring
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Squeal verb – To give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities.
Demur and squeal are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Demur" instead a verb "Squeal".
Nearby Words: squeak, squealer, squealed, squeaky, squealing
Synonyms for Squeal
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