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Synonyms for balk

Synonyms for (noun) balk

Synonyms: balk Definition: an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base

Similar words: pitch, delivery Definition: (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

Synonyms: rafter, balk, baulk Definition: one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof

Similar words: beam Definition: long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

Synonyms: check, balk, baulk, impediment, hinderance, hindrance, handicap, deterrent Definition: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

Similar words: difficulty Definition: a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result Usage: serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent

Synonyms: balk, baulk Definition: the area on a billiard table behind the balkline Usage: a player with ball in hand must play from the balk

Similar words: expanse, area, surface area Definition: the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary Usage: the area of a rectangle; it was about 500 square feet in area

Synonyms for (verb) balk

Synonyms: resist, balk, baulk, jib Definition: refuse to comply

Similar words: disobey Definition: refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient Usage: He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired