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  Words related to baulk

Related / Similar Words: rafter, balk, hindrance, deterrent, impediment, check, handicap, resist, jib

 

Definition:
  • one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof;
  • something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress;
  • the area on a billiard table behind the balkline; "a player with ball in hand must play from the balk";
  • refuse to comply;

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    Hyponyms: albatross, millstone, bind, drag, obstacle, obstruction, straitjacket

     

    Part Meronyms: pool table, billiard table, snooker table

     

    Derivational Morphology: rafter, handicap, hinder, hamper, impede, deter, discourage, obstruct, blockade, block, stymie, stymy, embarrass, balker, baulker, noncompliant, adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister, obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, thwarter, resistance

     

    Anagrams: Kabul

     

     
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