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balk
used in A Thousand Acres

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Definition
to refuse to comply
  • Here was Daddy, balked, not by a machine (he had talent and patience for machines), but by one of us, or by some trivial circumstance.
    p. 306.1
  • When we go along, she balks.
    p. 60.9

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