What does balking mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. balking, balky(adj)

    stopping short and refusing to go on

    "a balking"; "a balky mule"; "a balky customer"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Balking

    of Balk


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of balking in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of balking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    The essence of all jokes, of all comedy, seems to be an honest or well intended halfness; a non performance of that which is pretended to be performed, at the same time that one is giving loud pledges of performance. The balking of the intellect, is comedy and it announces itself in the pleasant spasms we call laughter.

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