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recoil (n)
Definition: a movement back from an impact
Definition: a movement back from an impact
Definition: a movement back from an impact
recoil (v)
Definition: spring back
Example: The rubber ball bounced. These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide.
Definition: spring back
Example: The rubber ball bounced. These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide.
Definition: spring back
Example: The rubber ball bounced. These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide.
recoil (n)
Definition: the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
Definition: the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
Definition: the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
recoil (v)
Definition: come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect
Example: Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble.
Definition: come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect
Example: Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble.
Definition: come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect
Example: Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble. the political movie backlashed on the Democrats.
recoil (v)
Definition: draw back, as with fear or pain
Example: she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf.
Definition: draw back, as with fear or pain
Example: she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf.
Definition: draw back, as with fear or pain
Example: she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf.
recoil (v)
Definition: spring back, as from a forceful thrust
Example: The gun kicked back into my shoulder.
Definition: spring back, as from a forceful thrust
Example: The gun kicked back into my shoulder.
Definition: spring back, as from a forceful thrust
Example: The gun kicked back into my shoulder.