Adjective "Baulked" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Baulked


    Definition:

    1. balk. balk or baulk [bawk] /bɔk/ Spell Syllables verb (used without object)

    1. to stop, as at an obstacle, and refuse to proceed or to do something specified (usually followed by at): He balked at making the speech.

    2. (of a horse, mule, etc.) to stop short and stubbornly refuse to go on.

    3. Baseball. to commit a balk. verb (used with object)

    4. to place an obstacle in the way of; hinder; thwart: a sudden reversal

    Origin:
    baulk

    Examples:

    "markets can be baulked by trends."

    "people can be baulked by traffics."

    "people can be baulked by riders."

    "people can be baulked by banters."

    "people can be baulked."

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