Synonyms for balked
- turn down
- shrink from
- upset apple cart
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BALKED
So far I have not balked at anything but he has had the consideration not to direct me to the mountains.
The men that have solved greater problems in the past will not be balked by these.
Duerot has tried his hardest to sup in Lagny, and has been balked by German valour.
Well, gentlemen, you are balked this time; but what matters it?
Hugh Ritson was hardly the man to be balked by such impediments.
What match was she for a clever desperate rogue who balked at nothing?
He paused and waited impatiently for his answer, but once more Hardy balked him.
They balked, not at the amount of the tax, but at its principle.
He had booked himself for something cruel, and he was miserable to be balked.
You balked me in one attempt at vengeance, and I think you owe me a reparation!
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR BALKED
- down in the dumps
- shot down
- taken down