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baulk

US [bɔk]
UK [bɔːk]
  • n.障碍;阻扰;梁木;动作失败
  • v.阻止;突然停止;退缩
  • Web阻碍;错误;摆动杆
Plural Form:baulks  Present Participle:baulking  Past Participle:baulked  
baulk
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v.
1.
[i]
~ (at sth)
畏缩;回避to be unwilling to do sth or become involved in sth because it is difficult, dangerous, etc.
Many parents may baulk at the idea of paying $100 for a pair of shoes.
许多父母可能不愿出 100 块钱买一双鞋。
2.
[i]
~ (at sth)
逡巡不前;突然拒绝前行(如跳越障碍物等)to stop suddenly and refuse to jump a fence, etc.
3.
[t][usupass]
~ sb (of sth)
阻止;阻碍to prevent sb from getting sth or doing sth
She looked like a lion baulked of its prey.
她看上去像一头吃不到猎物的狮子。

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