Banks may also balk at providing loans for land that requires extensive upgrading, is located in a rural area, or does not meet bank loan size requirements, propelling potential buyers to seek out owner financing.
Some gift-givers balk at the impersonal nature of sending a Visa gift card, but the flexibility afforded by the cards may outweigh the relatively impersonal nature of the cards.
Foster care - Many people balk at the idea of fostering a child because they fear the idea of becoming attached to him or her only to have to say goodbye after a few months or even years.
Don't be afraid to offer your creditors less per month than the minimum payment, because most lenders are just happy to get a payment and won't balk at the amount as long as it has all been worked out beforehand.
Many genealogists are used to the free research tools on the Internet and can't help but balk at the idea of spending hundreds of dollars to test their mitochondrial DNA.
A balk is a log hewn or sawn to a square section, and varying in size from I 1 to 18 in.
They might balk at getting on an airline flight flown by a computer and prefer having a pilot on board to take over if he "feels in his gut" that something is wrong (even if that feeling is the airport burrito he had for lunch).
At the very moment when she would have seized her prey, the hare moved and darted along the balk between the winter rye and the stubble.
Konitz was the first fortified post established in Prussia by Hermann Balk, who in 1230 had been commissioned as Landmeister, by the grand-master of the Teutonic order, to reduce the heathen Prussians.
"Upsets" are the result of some crushing force or violent shock to the balk or log.