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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To stop and refuse to go on.

Usage examples (36)
  • I know that the horse will balk once we get to the river.
  • "I'd like to find out what he called a balk on me.
  • The 2nd base umpire calling a balk was totally bogus.
  • Davidson also called a balk in the seventh on Texas 'Pedro Strop. for more
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