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Adjective: balking  bo(l)-king
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: baulking)
  1. Stopping short and refusing to go on
    "a balking";
    - balky, baulking [Brit], baulky [Brit]
Verb: balk  bo(l)k
  1. Pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
    - hesitate, waver, waffle, baulk [Brit]
  2. Refuse to comply
    - resist, baulk [Brit], jib

See also: intractable

Type of: disobey

Encyclopedia: Balking

Balk, Gaasterlân-Sleat