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Synonyms for baulk
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  1. balk, baulknoun

    the area on a billiard table behind the balkline

    "a player with ball in hand must play from the balk"

    Synonyms:
    rafter, impediment, hinderance, balk, check, deterrent, hindrance, handicap

  2. hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicapnoun

    something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

    Synonyms:
    hitch, verification, impedimenta, stoppage, hindrance, disability, halt, chip, tab, handicap, arrest, tick, check-out procedure, confirmation, impairment, check mark, impediment, rafter, obstruction, checkout, hinderance, curb, chit, stop, disablement, cheque, obstructer, substantiation, stay, obstructor, deterrent, encumbrance, balk, preventive, incumbrance, bank check, preventative, interference, assay, bridle, check

  3. rafter, balk, baulkverb

    one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof

    Synonyms:
    raftsman, rafter, impediment, balk, check, deterrent, hindrance, handicap, raftman, hinderance

  4. resist, balk, baulk, jibverb

    refuse to comply

    Synonyms:
    reject, change course, gybe, stand, resist, hold out, fend, withstand, balk, dissent, jib, stand firm, defy, refuse, protest, jibe

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  1. Saadi Shirazi:

    Heed not the flatterer?s fulsome talk, He from thee hopes some trifle to obtain; Thou wilt, shouldst thou his wishes baulk, Ten hundred times as much of censure gain.

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