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Synonyms for balky

given to acting in opposition to others

Synonyms for balky

stopping short and refusing to go on


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My test car may have been a particularly bad example, but the travel across the gate was greater than I'd expect in a modern car and, worse still, the selection was baulky.
Both engines are mated to a six-speed gearbox - slick and precise in the 148bhp car I tested but, oddly, baulky and imprecise in the more powerful model - and put their power to the road via a modified suspension system which has stiffer springs and damper rates.
DAVID DUVAL has so far been unable to emulate his flying start of last year but it is only a baulky putter that has held him back and his game from tee to green is almost flawless.