Balk synonyms

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To deny the legal sufficiency of an adversary’s claim, without admitting or denying the truth of the underlying facts, usually on a technical legal basis rather than the merits of the claim; to file a demurrer.
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To keep from yielding to, being affected by, or enjoying
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(Intransitive, now rare) To retreat before an opponent. [from 14th c.]
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To refuse
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The definition of thwart is to hinder or stop something from happening.
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To make difficult to accomplish; to frustrate, act as obstacle.
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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To stop because of indecision; pause or delay in acting, choosing, or deciding because of feeling unsure; waver
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To decline (a request or demand).
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The definition of frustrate is to hinder someone's plans or efforts, or to make someone feel annoyed because you are hindering their efforts or refusing to cooperate.
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Book of Common Prayer
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Difficult to operate or start:
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Opposed; contradictory; inconsistent.
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Resembling a mule:
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Difficult to deal with or to operate.
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Characterized by impatience or an absence of calm; unsettled:
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Reserved; disinclined to familiar approach.
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Stubborn is defined as being unwilling to change your opinion or stance, in spite of good reasons to.
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Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
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The quality of being shy; a fear of social interactions.
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The definition of baffle is confuse.
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To lock or bolt with a bar.
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(Currying) To stretch on a beam, as a hide.
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To indicate by beating or drumming.
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To thwart or frustrate:
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To stop or impede the passage of or movement through; obstruct:
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To restrain to a specific physical position, as if with a cramp.
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To be beyond the comprehension of; mystify:
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To retard; to stop, detain, or hinder, for a time.
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To fail to satisfy the hope, desire, or expectation of.
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To defeat the plans or hopes of; to frustrate.
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To move unsteadily or haltingly; stumble:
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(Rare) To serve as a contrast to
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To hunch is defined as to bend over or crouch down.
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To impede is defined as to block or temporarily keep something from going forward.
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Inhibit is defined as to hold back or keep something from happening.
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To stop and refuse to go forward; balk
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To loft a ball
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To outwit is to beat someone or defeat them because you are smarter or more clever.
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To quibble is defined as to use petty, trivial expressions or arguments when discussing an issue.
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To plunge into mire or snow so as not to be able to get on; to set; to fix.
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To come by chance; happen
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To tremble or quaver in sound, as of the voice or a musical note.
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
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thwart
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(Chess) To put the king of an opponent into checkmate.
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To hinder or obstruct as with a stymie
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To bring into contact, causing electrical interference
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To go about making political speeches.
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Any of the boards or planks that slope from the ridge of a roof to the eaves and serve to support the roof
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(--- Nautical) A rib in a ship's frame.
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To let do or happen; permit:
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(UK) Alternative spelling of balk.
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Archaic spelling of hindrance.
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Something that deters:
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Something that hampers a person; disadvantage; hindrance
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(--- Law) Something that obstructs the making of a legal contract.
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