Synonyms of 'balk'

beat, bilk, blow, brave, buffet, cast down, challenge, check, circumvent, confusion, contravene, counter, cross, dash, decline, destroy, disconcert, discountenance, disrupt, dissatisfaction, dissatisfy, fiasco, fizzle, flinch, flummox, foil, forlorn hope, gag, hang back, letdown, let down, mind, mirage, omission, oversight, perplex, persevere, rebuff, recoil, refuse, rout, sabotage, scotch, shrink, slip, spoil, stand out, stand pat, stick, strain, stumble, stump, thwart, trip, ruin, reverse, reversal, repulse, quail, nonplus, misstep, miscue, lapsus linguae, lapsus calami, lapse, jib, inadvertency, inadvertence, hold out, grudge, frustration, frustrate, false step, failure, elude, disillusion, dish, discomfiture, discomfit, disappointment, disappoint, defy, defeat, countermand, counteract, confront, confound, comedown, checkmate, boggle, blast, begrudge, beam, baffle, upset, tease, tantalize, stonewall, stickle, spike, shy, scruple