GRE Word List


to refuse abruptly

The meaning of the word balk is to refuse abruptly.

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extrinsicnot forming part of or belonging to a thing : extraneous
knottymarked by or full of knots
cozento deceive, win over, or induce to do something by artful coaxing and wheedling or shrewd trickery
deleteriousharmful often in a subtle or unexpected way
genusa class, kind, or group marked by common characteristics or by one common characteristic
polaritythe quality or condition inherent in a body that exhibits opposite properties or powers in opposite parts or directions or that exhibits contrasted properties or powers in contrasted parts or directions : the condition of having poles
bereftdeprived or robbed of the possession or use of something
adjunctsomething joined or added to another thing but not essentially a part of it
probityadherence to the highest principles and ideals : uprightness