Meaning of RECOIL in English

I. intransitive verb see: culet Date: 14th century 1. to fall back under pressure, to shrink back physically or emotionally, to spring back to or as if to a starting point ; rebound , degenerate , Synonyms: see: ~ II. noun Date: 14th century the act or action of ~ing, reaction

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