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Recoil

Pronunciation of Recoil
/ɹɪkˈɔ͡ɪl/, /ɹɪkˈɔ‍ɪl/, /ɹ_ɪ_k_ˈɔɪ_l/

Synonyms for recoil:

Sense 1

meander, hyperventilate.

Sense 2

blench, blanch, return.

Sense 3

start back, tremble, shudder, misfire, tremor, quake, gulp, shout.

Sense 4

shy.

Sense 5

scream, prickle.

Sense 6

choke, blaze, start, go off.

back down

give up.

back off

back down.

draw back

start back.

evasion

avoidance.

flinch

start, blench.

Sense 1 (noun)

go off, blaze, misfire.

Sense 4 (noun)

quake, prickle.

elasticity (noun)

resilience.

event (noun)

kick.

recoil (noun)

flinch, repercussion, bound, rebound, resile, backfire, kickback, bounce, quail, rebuff, kick back, shrink, kick, ricochet, spring, reverberate, cringe, backlash, wince, funk, take a hop, squinch, boomerang.

avoid (verb)

dodge, shrink, sidestep, avert, bypass, elude, duck, escape, shirk, evade, avoid, circumvent, shun, decline, skip, abstain.

flinch (verb)

cower, blink, wince, flinch.

hesitate (verb)

wait, hesitate, hang back, delay, pause, falter, balk, halt.

recoil (verb)

bounce, backlash, rebuff, boomerang, backfire, ricochet, rebound.

shrink away (verb)

dodge, rebound, blink, quail, resile, backfire, hesitate, blench, kick, quake, flinch, shudder, falter, shrink, spring, shirk, cringe, balk, wince, duck, tremble, start, blanch.

withdraw (verb)

back down.

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