GRE Word List

BALK

stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate

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The meaning of the word balk is stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate.

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