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Adjective
Having a disinclination
Adjective
Used or intended to defend or protect
Verb
Present participle for hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking
“Parents concerned about allergies may balk at the idea of keeping pets around children.”
Verb
Present participle for to prevent from achieving a goal
“A fellow driver chose to have words with him and criticised him for weaving about on the track in order to balk those who try to overtake.”
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