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recoil

noun: the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired

noun: a movement back from an impact

verb: draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"

verb: come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect; "Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble"

verb: spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"

verb: spring back, as from a forceful thrust; "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"


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recoil

Length: 6 letters

Scrabble value: 8

Words with Friends value: 10

Literati value: 6

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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