Đồng nghĩa của balk at

Verb

To show an undesirable inclination to accept, do, engage in, or agree to
negative decline deselect disapprove pass pass up reprobate spurn throw out throw over reject refuse repudiate nix turn down dismiss rebuff disallow say no to deny turn back on veto knock back withhold forgo renounce snub shun ignore demur give the thumbs down to baulk at pass on not accept scorn abandon say no withgo abjure desist give up miss revoke repulse disregard brush aside negate rule out give something a miss demur at set aside abstain from withhold from desist from send one's regrets shy from turn away give thumbs down to shake one's head refrain from discount skip overlook waive rule against forbid neglect not take advantage of not heed block interdict prohibit prevent oppose discountenance say ‘no’ to shoot down not grant give the red light to let pass deny oneself miss out on let go by pass by not hear of steer clear of fail to take advantage of disdain repel withdraw protest not budge on turn deaf ear to not care for brush off hold out protest at not buy turn from hold back send off hold off jib at draw the line at dispense with refuse to receive forbear avoid eschew opt out refuse to take advantage of look down one's nose at opt out of give the thumbs down give the red light desert disown discard forsake disavow recant reverse retract forswear rescind cast off disprofess cast defect dishonor rat apostatize turn default disinherit tergiverse tergiversate shed lay aside cut off banish disacknowledge flush dump oust dishonour have no more truck with turn your back on be against wash your hands of break with have nothing more to do with fly in the face of do without relinquish sacrifice drop go without abstain surrender yield refrain sit out part with kick say goodbye to cut out leave alone stop cease cede keep quit abdicate forfeit curb resign have nothing to do with hand over pass over leave out bypass let go pay with lose be deprived of keep from take the cure pack in jack in be stripped of evade resist omit swear off lose out on deliver up pay for give over cut skim over break off fight shy of avoid doing something not touch resist the temptation to take the pledge inhibit leave off halt restrain finish check go on the wagon be temperate not do stop oneself discontinue arrest interrupt give a wide berth to have done with starve sit on one's hands fast give the go by constrain stay neutral fence-sit not take sides concede spare kiss goodbye leave behind betray forego sign away prostitute lay down cough up turn over kiss goodbye to turn in render cast aside fail to care for underestimate pretermit lose sight of not care be derelict slur over laugh off not attend to throw to the winds defer skimp on let something slide keep your distance pay no heed to contemn be remiss in trifle with be irresponsible scant leave something undone be remiss make light of fail to look after keep at arm's length elide shirk think little of overpass pay no mind gloss over procrastinate over be lax about be indifferent be negligent depreciate overleap tune out pay no attention to postpone procrastinate pay little attention to be careless take no notice of live with be remiss about fail to provide for not trouble oneself look the other way turn a deaf ear to shrug off

Verb

To keep away from something
avoid circumvent shun bypass circumnavigate keep clear of stay away from steer clear of dodge evade give a wide berth to shrink from shy from sidestep get around give something a miss keep at arm's length keep away from keep one's distance from recoil from shy away from stay shy of fight shy of have no part of have nothing to do with turn away from turn back on spurn reject shirk eschew snub repudiate dismiss rebuff decline scorn cut refuse ignore ostracize disdain ditch neglect bilk snout ostracise stay clear of have no part in give the brush stand aloof from give the runaround give someone the brush-off give someone the go-by not touch give a wide berth cold-shoulder leave alone brush off tell someone where to get off knock back stiff-arm body-swerve give the bum's rush send to Coventry palm off cut dead put down pass up give the cold shoulder look right through someone freeze out turn down shake off skirt round duck skirt find a way round elude escape beat abstain from shake blacklist blackball detour get out of cut off veto exclude go around shut out go round pass round detour round pass around make a detour round find a way around cheat avoid dealing with hold back from miss get round take a rain check move around scape finesse skive funk weasel out of run away from shuffle out of cop out of wriggle out of duck-shove find a way out of pull out of skive off back out of ban jilt desert go past embargo renounce repulse excommunicate discount abjure repel abnegate drop blank forsake bar disfellowship unfriend disown unfollow despise burn keep out of black cast aside hand someone the frozen mitt leave off not buy break with give someone the big E have nothing more to do with scoff at bin off give someone the push give someone the air leave out in the cold swear off kick in the teeth cast out give the elbow debar skip shortcut proscribe interdict prohibit outlaw strike boycott pussyfoot fudge juke weasel withhold patronage place an embargo on refrain from dance around turn your back on pass by impose sanctions wash your hands of hold aloof from ice out refuse to take part in skip out on give the slip put the move on

Verb

Hesitate or be reluctant to do something that one thinks may be wrong
scruple hesitate falter waver doubt vacillate balance be reluctant dither halt shilly-shally stagger teeter wabble wobble baulk at be loath demur stick at boggle demur about demur from flinch from fret gag hang back have misgivings about have reservations about have scruples about question recoil from shrink from shy stick stickle think twice about worry boggle at disrelish hang back from mind doing something shy away from vacillate about waver about be unwilling have qualms have qualms about drag one's feet over drag one's heels over fluctuate dilly-dally be indecisive haver swither blow hot and cold be undecided oscillate hum and haw stall pause shillyshally be irresolute think twice sit on the fence be unsure be uncertain yo-yo pussyfoot around hem and haw delay temporize dally equivocate hover hedge tergiversate be doubtful procrastinate temporise sway be unable to make up your mind dawdle linger alternate seesaw dillydally deliberate change waffle tremble hold back be hesitant reel shy away hold off be in two minds change mind get cold feet be unable to decide run hot and cold keep changing your mind waste time be ambivalent faff about flicker tumble vary quiver bobble lurch roll quaver dodge trifle palter trim shudder fence-straddle rock swing whiffle straddle whiffle waffle hang about um and ah hang around mess around straggle lag chop and change be disinclined stay back shrink back drag your heels drag your feet stay in the background hang fire be reluctant to come forward be ambivalent about feel uneasy about be diffident about have second thoughts be in a quandary be in a dilemma be on the horns of a dilemma wait pussyfoot stumble defer stop balk flounder ponder hang mammer debate weigh baulk pull back think about sit on fence veer shift flutter see-saw vibrate wave tarry mutate shake undulate switch pivot go from one extreme to the other morph deviate flip-flop move to and fro alter turn evolve digress idle pulsate move transform snap ebb and flow wag loiter drift palpitate slip diverge metamorphose rise and fall ripple second-guessing yourself drag go up and down poke have doubts convert transmogrify progress goof off modulate play a waiting game prevaricate stir jib differ flap heave twirl shiver totter quake loll swell surge be unsteady flow diddle creep crawl while away time waggle wigwag lollygag faff around lallygag come and go tremor mope putter move back and forth put off take one's time use delaying tactics mess about mark time play for time kill time be dilatory take your time lag behind put off doing something let the grass grow under one's feet wobble about doubt yourself have misgivings be on the fence will and will not potter discontinue cease trill teeter-totter warble hold on move slowly slouch thrill beat around the bush shrink back swerve change direction flourish sit around be tardy be long fool around sit tight twitter move backward and forward brandish wield refuse adjourn postpone retard prolong protract hesitate to scruple about goldbrick cool express misgivings express reservations express reluctance adopt Fabian tactics raise dangle billow be chary of be coy about be cagey about be shy about be reluctant about stay flinch quail note judder wiggle move backwards and forwards kick the can down the road postpone action defer action let something slide suspend action take a raincheck convulse jiggle be tentative flit waft swirl flail thresh jerk jolt wait and see be cagey sweep whirl twist flick thrash be divided blow ruffle agitate jar feel uncertain wonder about fly stream pulse bucket jounce joggle better turn around deteriorate reverse diminish think something unlikely be dubious lack conviction be sceptical harbour suspicions about express reservations about harbour reservations about fluctuate on have doubts about have hesitations about express suspicions about entertain doubts about have suspicions about worsen divert rotate loaf interchange intersperse swing backwards and forwards swing back and forth chill footle bum drone lazy laze lounge curl take turns stonewall swish amble plod follow one another act reciprocally act in sequence follow in turn relieve be staggered occur in rotation work in sequence take it in turns occur in turn substitute move between be interspersed fill in for follow coil motion filibuster hack around kick around veg out kick back horse around potter around hang on be slow fall behind buy time stay put potter round potter about not keep pace wait around be unstable fritter hang out

Verb

To reject with disdain or contempt
spurn snub dismiss rebuff repudiate slight contemn cut decline disdain ignore jilt refuse reject scorn repel repulse snout give someone the brush-off give the brush cold-shoulder give someone the go-by scoff at sneer at brush off knock back look down on tell someone where to get off cut dead freeze out sneeze at stiff-arm hold in contempt put down treat with contempt turn your nose up at give the cold shoulder look right through someone give the bum's rush shun ostracize disregard avoid ostracise despise send to Coventry blank exclude deride abhor turn down blackball hate high-hat neglect shrink from blacklist shut out mock steer clear of disparage pooh-pooh boycott sniff at misprize abominate look down upon give the cold shoulder to turn back on regard with contempt eschew discourage stiff coldshoulder snoot brush aside disrespect scout detest jeer at execrate recoil from have nothing to do with loathe pass up dislike look past rebuke shirk look down one's nose at belittle discount stave off beat off ridicule debar keep at arm's length sneer undervalue fend off veto resist revile disown cut off dis diss flout find intolerable renounce ward off hold off rebut pour scorn on turn away from cast aside turn up one's nose at leave out in the cold keep at bay show contempt for hand someone the frozen mitt turn your back on give a wide berth to take no notice of have no use for be allergic to oppose keep at a distance deplore ban bar disrelish deprecate embargo disapprove insult disallow bilk disfavor taunt dislike greatly keep away from keep clear of gibe make light of affront defy disfellowship scoff disfavour heap scorn on can't stand object to stay away from keep one's distance from feel contempt for send away be contemptuous about be repelled by laugh at chill treat disrespectfully not be able to stand not be able to bear cock a snook at have nothing more to do with ice out act cool look straight through wash your hands of not give time of day kick in the teeth thumb nose at avert deflect deter fight off keep away reluct parry turn aside keep off drive back hold at bay have done with walk over pretend not to see drive away hold in disdain condemn frown on be exclusive of other not include not be inclusive of give a pain look down at elude dodge evade denigrate diminish leave in the cold turn away discredit make unwelcome turn up one's nose refuse to entertain ditch disobey disesteem fail vilipend play down humiliate jeer disclaim discard refuse admittance to turn back send packing revolt stay clear of hide from resent forget remove expel oust body-swerve stay shy of fight shy of have no part in give a wide berth shy away from shake off have no part of shy from not touch stand aloof from give the runaround leave alone palm off feel repugnance towards find disgusting mislike tell someone to get lost sweep aside have contempt for refuse to acknowledge check deny gird vote against have a strong aversion to be unable to stomach can't bear have aversion to be down on have it in for feel repugnance wipe wave aside make little of undermine slam-dunk humble mortify shame cut someone cold black outrage down evict nix negative kill cashier drum out quip scratch duck snob censure burr offend swank slur ice scold cool upstage be scornful about be above chide cross reprove make a fool of gibe at poke fun at laugh in the face of treat with disdain take the piss out of throw out spit on refute piss over confute trash piss on prohibit proscribe interdict express contempt pay no attention pay no heed blow raspberries at laugh out of court give someone a slap in the face look through put the chill on look coldly upon give the brushoff feel hostile towards don't like regard with disgust outlaw get rid of force out shoot down run down consider beneath you strike push back put off tell off feel aversion towards feel revulsion towards bear a grudge against feel malice to consider beneath one make fun of curl your lip at give the Bronx cheer to spit in the face of spit in the eye of keep out withhold patronage frown upon take exception to challenge not hear of lash out at abstain from hold up to scorn hold aloof from place an embargo on pass by impose sanctions refrain from refuse to take part in be revolted by put in one's place turn deaf ear to show disrespect show disrespect for blink at shrug off not be able to stomach feel contempt wipe out have a down on desert excommunicate drop abjure abnegate forsake burn unfollow unfriend cast out break with swear off leave off bin off not buy give the elbow give someone the push give someone the big E give someone the air

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