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balks

noun
plural of balk

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balks

verb
present tense third-person singular of balk

Synonyms & Antonyms of balks (Entry 2 of 2)

to prevent from achieving a goal
  • a young man with big dreams who refused to be balked by the many challenges he faced in making them a reality

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“Balks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/balks. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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