balk´i|ness

balk´i|ness
balk|y «B kee», adjective, balk|i|er, balk|i|est.
stopping short and stubbornly refusing to go on; likely to balk »

Mules are balky animals.

SYNONYM(S): refractory, contrary.
balk´i|ness, noun.

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