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balky

/ˈbɔːkɪ; ˈbɔːlkɪ/
adjective balkier, balkiest, baulkier, baulkiest
1.
inclined to stop abruptly and unexpectedly: a balky horse
Derived Forms
balkily, baulkily, adverb
balkiness, baulkiness, noun
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