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Sidebar: the Electoral College is the balk rule of government.Baseball’s Problem Is Politics’ Problem|Doug McIntyre|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Megalodon fossils appear in shallower marine sediments,” Balk said.Shark Week Is Lying Again: Megalodon Is Definitely Extinct|David Shiffman|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Although my temptation is to balk like a sitcom father—“Whaddya mean these guys are famous for Tweeting?!”My Weird Inside Look at Teen Twitter|Sam Wilkinson|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Producers are not likely to want to hire another actor who may balk at the pressure of filming the major project.Meet Jamie Dornan: ’50 Shades of Grey's' New Christian Grey|Kevin Fallon|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Unlike entitlement cuts, sequester cuts must be renewed every year by Congress, and sooner or later, Congress will likely balk.Republicans Don’t Really Care About Reducing America’s Debt|Peter Beinart|October 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the first place the result of my pilgrimage was very doubtful, and in the second you would have done all you could to balk me.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
But balk her in a whim, and she would pour forth the eloquence of a fish-wife or a lady of easy virtue in a pot-house quarrel.A Lady of Quality|Frances Hodgson Burnett
Boggs looked as though he were going to balk flat, until he saw Hal turn as though to summon a soldier.
But there was no telling at what moment these fanatic Mexicans would discover what was going on, and balk it all.
I started to call her something or other a hundred times, I guess, and then I'd balk.Ramsey Milholland|Booth Tarkington