without demur

without demur

Without objection or hesitation; at once. I knew he was broke, so I thought he'd accept my offer without demur. They'll never think of you as their peer if you agree to every order they give you without demur.
See also: demur, without

without deˈmur

(formal) without objecting or hesitating: They accepted without demur.
See also: demur, without
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Her mother and father had consented without demur, and were happy in her happiness.
When dawn came Tarzan explained his plan of battle to the warriors, and without demur one and all agreed that it was the safest and surest way in which to rid themselves of their unwelcome visitors and be revenged for the murder of their fellows.
Without demur and without question, fast as tonga could fly or pony gallop, back to their Regiments and their Batteries, as though they were hastening to their weddings, fled the subalterns.
Without demur, then, she turned and accompanied the rascally Malay toward the harbor.
I made no mistake, however, in the case of the clerk, who accepted my pieces of silver without demur, and expressed a hope of seeing the article which I had assured him I was about to write.
The letter, which is also signed by David Smythe, a prominent geophysicist and fracking critic, and Arthur West, the chair of Scottish CND, adds: "Is the Scottish Government in such thrall to the Westminster government and to the French parent company EDF that it will stand by without demur and allow these ancient, potentially dangerous reactors to restart?"
In the absence of any animus infirmity or flaw in their depositions, their (police) statements could be relied upon without demur, Justice Ahmed observed.
The court held that police officials were as good witnesses as any other and their evidence was subject to the same standard of proof and principles of scrutiny as applicable to any other category of witnesses, in the absence of any animus, infirmity or flaw in their depositions, their statements could rely without demur, it added.
She had always accepted without demur, and indeed with some relief, her sphere.
The visiting skipper had every right to think twice before obliging, but he did no such thing, instead doing the honours without demur. They are only small things, but they count.
"You got on calmly with the game and always accepted the referee's decisions without demur."
She added: "You got on calmly with the game and always accepted the referee's decisions without demur." The speech is part of the latest tranche of Government files which the National Archives in London is releasing twice a year under new rules.
Some clues could have been picked up, for instance, from Russia's deployment in early December of an S-300 air defense battalion in the Deir ez-Zour province of eastern Syria, without demur from Washington, although US troops were nearby.
The Election Commission of our otherwise reviled eastern neighbour has successfully overcome any vestige of unfairness or prejudice in successive (timely) elections, whose results are accepted without demur, by the simple, old-fashioned method of sternly applying existing electoral rules and parameters equally to all political parties.