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  • v. Present participle of baulk.


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  • 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.

    Modality and Hamlet

  • The people understand this so they are baulking on this Health bill.

    Kennedy 'expected more of us' on health care, Dodd says

  • While not explicitly stated I believe they could be baulking on delivery for one or more of the reasons below.

    Silver Certificates and failure to redeem.

  • On leaving he had said gently, as always not baulking the truth.

    She Closed Her Eyes

  • 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.

    1 measly second

  • And Iran is baulking at a U.N. resolution condemning its nuclear program.

    CNN Transcript Nov 28, 2009

  • It has an administration so blatantly corrupt that the world is baulking at its arrogance.

    Alan Cumming: Why Is America So Content With Mediocrity?

  • You are baulking at the idea that "the state" should have any say in what you decide your children sahould watch.

    I decide what my child watches

  • 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.

    Dombey and Son

  • Her own room was not yet touched within, but there were beams and boards raised against it without, baulking the daylight.

    Dombey and Son


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