Balking

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Balking Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • stopping short and refusing to go on; "a balking"; "a balky mule"; "a balky customer"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Balking'


  • Balking pattern: The balking pattern is a software design pattern that only executes an action on an object when the object is in a particular state. ...

Balking Sample Sentences in News


  • Nigeria court martials soldiers for balking at taking on Boko Haram
    Abuja (AFP) - Nigeria's army says it will on Thursday begin court martials of soldiers balking at taking part in a stepped-up campaign against a five-year Islamist insurgency in the north by the Boko Haram group. Read more on this news related to 'Balking'
  • Ukraine Braces for a Winter Without Russian Gas
    Days after an EU-brokered deal was set to give Ukrainians access to Russian gas for the winter, Ukraine is now balking at the price tag and preparing for the oncoming frost. Read more on this news related to 'Balking'
  • Here's Who Should Book Thanksgiving Flights In September
    If you're balking at Halloween candy at the... Read more on this news related to 'Balking'

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