balked
balked alked adj. 1. Same as {baffled}.

Syn: baffled, discomfited, discouraged, frustrated. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • balked — Synonyms and related words: baffled, betrayed, bilked, blasted, blighted, chapfallen, crestfallen, crossed, crushed, dashed, defeated, disappointed, dished, disillusioned, dissatisfied, foiled, frustrated, ill done by, ill served, let down, out… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • balked — adj. hindered, thwarted; betrayed; hesitated bɔːk n. unplowed ridge of land; rafter; incomplete and thus illegal move made by a pitcher (Baseball); block v. refuse to move forward; hesitate; hinder, thwart …   English contemporary dictionary

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