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English definition of “baulk”

baulk

verb [I]
 
/bɔːk, bɔːlk/ UK (UK/US balk)
to not want to do something that is unpleasant or difficult: Most people would baulk at paying these kinds of prices for clothes.Unwilling and reluctantReady and willingLacking interest and enthusiasm
(Definition of baulk from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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