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balking

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  • verbstop short
  • verbthwart
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Synonyms for balking

verb stop short
  • flinch
  • hesitate
  • recoil
  • refuse
  • resist
  • turn down
  • cramp
  • crimp
  • demur
  • desist
  • dodge
  • evade
  • shirk
  • shy
  • shrink from
  • upset apple cart

Antonyms for balking

  • OK
  • accept
  • face
  • meet
  • aid
  • help
  • make easier
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to balking

defensive

adjective. protective, watchful

disinclined

adjective. unwilling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.