recoil

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Synonyms for recoil

jerk back

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draw back

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jerking back

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kickback

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Synonyms for recoil

to jerk backward, as a gun upon firing

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to draw away involuntarily, usually out of fear or disgust

an act of drawing back in an involuntary or instinctive fashion

Synonyms for recoil

the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired

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draw back, as with fear or pain

come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect

spring back, as from a forceful thrust