Balkingly Balk"ing*ly, adv. In a manner to balk or frustrate. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • balkingly — adverb : in a balking manner * * * balkˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑balk * * * ˈbalkingly, adv. [f. prec. + ly2.] In such a manner as to balk. in Webster …   Useful english dictionary

  • balkingly — adverb in a balking manner …   Wiktionary

  • balkingly — balk·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • balk — balker, n. balkingly, adv. /bawk/, v.i. 1. to stop, as at an obstacle, and refuse to proceed or to do something specified (usually fol. by at): He balked at making the speech. 2. (of a horse, mule, etc.) to stop short and stubbornly refuse to go… …   Universalium

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