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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Recoiling(0.01464 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Recoiling.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired [syn: kick]
2: a movement back from an impact [syn: repercussion, rebound,
v 1: draw back, as with fear or pain; “she flinched when they
showed the slaughtering of the calf” [syn: flinch, squinch,
funk, cringe, shrink, wince, quail]
2: spring back; spring away from an impact; “The rubber ball
bounced”; “These particles do not resile but they unite
after they collide” [syn: bounce, resile, take a hop,
spring, bound, rebound, reverberate, ricochet]
3: spring back, as from a forceful thrust; “The gun kicked back
into my shoulder” [syn: kick back, kick]
English → English (gcide)
Recoil \Re*coil"\ (r[-e]*koil"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Recoiled
(r[-e]*koild"); p. pr. & vb. n. Recoiling.] [OE. recoilen,
F. reculer, fr. L. pref. re- re- + culus the fundament. The
English word was perhaps influenced in form by accoil.]
1. To start, roll, bound, spring, or fall back; to take a
reverse motion; to be driven or forced backward; to
Evil on itself shall back recoil. --Milton.
The solemnity of her demeanor made it impossible . .
. that we should recoil into our ordinary spirits.
2. To draw back, as from anything repugnant, distressing,
alarming, or the like; to shrink. --Shak.
3. To turn or go back; to withdraw one's self; to retire.
[Obs.] “To your bowers recoil.” --Spenser.