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balk

the action of a horse when it refuses to obey a command to which it usually responds. See also jibbing.
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DataFlux believes that data quality is not simply a technology solution but a complete solution that manages the life cycle of company data," said Balk.
Within the field of extensive relations (ourselves and our bodies in discursive relation to the world), Balk identifies the antecedent body as the pinnacle of subjectivity.
Balk holds a juris doctorate and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Chicago and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Northwestern University.
Dethlefsen & Balk flavor their teas in Germany and use only premium flavors (no artificial additives) to reach the maximum freshness.
Balk is a partner of Kirkland & Ellis, a preeminent international law firm with offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.
Dethlefsen & Balk used their tea specialist dealers' high level of expertise and gained the interest of the sensitive customer segment of tea consumers with an extremely high customer retention potential also in the diversification of coffee products.
Erik Schindewolf started the inning with a single to right and took second on a balk.
On Sunday, he singled and stole two bases, and the thought of him running prompted Oakland starter Rich Harden to throw to first and balk home the Angels' first run of the game.
Following an eventful sixth inning that featured a balk, the ejection of his manager and a two-run homer by San Francisco's Marquis Grissom, Perez was tossed for the second time in three starts as the Dodgers lost to the Giants 2-1 Tuesday in front of a Pac Bell Park regular-season record crowd of 42,648.
Despite widespread skepticism that investors would balk at tendering their bonds with such high coupons at any reasonable price, Prudential Securities successfully negotiated with investors a price of 105.
Following a balk, the ejection of his manager and a two-run homer by San Francisco's Marquis Grissom, Perez was tossed for the second time in three starts as the Dodgers lost to the Giants 2-1 Tuesday in front of a Pac Bell Park regular-season record crowd of 42,648.
Celebrity guests: Neve Campbell, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nathan Lane, Luke Perry, Fiona Apple, Elisabeth Shue, Lou Diamond Phillips, Pam Grier, Kim Delaney, Ally Walker, Grant Show, Kristen Johnston, Fairuza Balk, Carla Gugino, Paul Thomas Anderson (director of "Boogie Nights"), F.