- v. present participle of baulk.
“One could view him as baulking at the public display, at the loss of his name as a loss of reputation, a shaming in the eyes of others.”
“The people understand this so they are baulking on this Health bill.”
“While not explicitly stated I believe they could be baulking on delivery for one or more of the reasons below.”
“On leaving he had said gently, as always not baulking the truth.”
“The quickest way back from Glencorse would have been to go straight across the well-worn path to Bonaly, but I was baulking at having to negotiate all the mud on the first half of the route.”
“And Iran is baulking at a U.N. resolution condemning its nuclear program.”
“It has an administration so blatantly corrupt that the world is baulking at its arrogance.”
“You are baulking at the idea that "the state" should have any say in what you decide your children sahould watch.”
“The great house, dumb as to all that had been suffered in it, and the changes it had witnessed, stood frowning like a dark mute on the street; baulking any nearer inquiries with the staring announcement that the lease of this desirable Family Mansion was to be disposed of.”
“Her own room was not yet touched within, but there were beams and boards raised against it without, baulking the daylight.”
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