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"GAR Balks at Southern Flag in Parade," reported The Baltimore Sun.Star-Spangled Confederates: How Southern Sympathizers Decided Our National Anthem|Jefferson Morley|July 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Slate balks at the idea that Pope Francis will be a revolutionary figure.What Catholics Think of Pope Francis|Ilana Glazer|March 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After the gender change, Anoosh feels more comfortable with her female identity, but her fiancé balks at marriage.Afghanistan's Got Talent|Caryn James|June 23, 2009|DAILY BEAST
If an actor balks at the deal, the studios say they will move to another choice immediately.Haggling with the Stars|Kim Masters|April 2, 2009|DAILY BEAST
But if it should be new ground he must go after and press them skilfully, for the flock-mind balks chiefly at the unknown.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
All this work was securely done, with balks of seasoned wood, iron girders, and concreting.The Old Front Line|John Masefield
Traces of it still exist in the Highlands, and there are well-known remains of its strips and balks also in Wales.
The shots or furlongs are divided from one another by broader balks, generally overgrown with bushes.
The green tree may have been suggested to his mind by an actual tree growing out of one of the balks.