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    balk - Dictionary definition and meaning for word balk

    Definition
    (noun) the area on a billiard table behind the balkline
    Synonyms : baulk
    Example Sentence
    • a player with ball in hand must play from the balk
    Definition
    (noun) something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress Definition
    (noun) one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof
    Synonyms : baulk , rafter
    Definition
    (noun) an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base Definition
    (verb) refuse to comply
    Synonyms : baulk , jib , resist
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for balk

sound close to bulk...when u see a bulky thing on ur way u refuse to go ahead

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When a dog barks, you balk.

balk sounds like a dog's bark; if you see a dog barking, you refuse to go ahead. hence, dog acts as obstacle (hindrance) in your walk.

Balk sounds like Block. ie is stops from doing something

consider...WALK-that means when u go ahead;now remove W it bcums BALK-which means not walking

Balk similar to bulk and also walk Now bulk is a hindrance/an obstacle in walking

balk=>sounds like 'bulk'- so when we are with a bulky partner, we are unwilling to approach to flatter her.

Balk > Walk > Work > Balk > Bulk > Bark. :> when you walk towards some work you balk because a bulky dog (which resembles your work) in it barks at you and so haults (balks?) you

When a geek finds a bom-chick swirling around in the balcony,then he gets tentaive or rather hesitates to move around:-p

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