baulk
 v.— «The guys in the Cadillac were known to him as serial baulkers (as in baulking insurance companies), and they earned a living—sort of—by ploughing their battering-ram Cadi into the soft areas of cars being used by wholly legal drivers such as me.…Illegal baulking is such a big industry in the States that some of the offenders are funded and encouraged by wealthy criminal bosses and unscrupulous legal professionals to go out in old bangers and deliberately create “accidents”» —“Crash scams: Not all accidents are accidental” by Mike Rutherford in L.A. Motoring (South Africa) Jan. 17, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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