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balk
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David Copperfield
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  • ’I dare say he’ll last a long time yet, Blossom,’ said my aunt, patting Dora on the cheek, as she leaned out of her couch to look at Jip, who responded by standing on his hind legs, and baulking himself in various asthmatic attempts to scramble up by the head and shoulders.

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  • Our teacher balked at the suggestion of an open-book test.
  • The horse balked at the jump.

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