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  • verb Past participle of recoil

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Examples

  • OGXers had a front-row chair for a Reagan Revolution, during which they saw "liberal" become a irreverent term, as many Americans recoiled from a various ransom movements (sexual, feminist, gay, ethnic) of a Sixties as well as Seventies.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • OGXers had a front-row seat for a Reagan Revolution, during that they saw "liberal" turn a irreverent term, as most Americans recoiled from a assorted ransom movements (sexual, feminist, gay, ethnic) of a Sixties as well as Seventies.

    The Original Generation X, 1954-63 by Joshua Glenn

  • I know that part of him would have recoiled from the hurt that some of these things would cause me – what father wants his daughter to know how often he contemplated suicide?

    The Unbearable Lightness Of Letters | Her Bad Mother

  • OGXers had a front-row seat for a Reagan Revolution, during that they saw "liberal" turn a irreverent term, as most Americans recoiled from a assorted ransom movements (sexual, feminist, gay, ethnic) of a Sixties as well as Seventies.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • The forest had given up the struggle, and the dizzying heat recoiled from the unclothed rock.

    CHAPTER 3

  • As a teenage boy recoiled from the sudden impact and dropped to the ground a horde of uniformed figures weaved through the crowd and wrestled Simmons to the ground.

    FREE EXCERPT: Hater by David Moody (Chapter 1)

  • She recoiled from the brutality, and her lips tightened.

    THE END OF THE STORY

  • The fangs of one clashed with his, cutting the lips of both of them, and the lighter dog recoiled from the impact.

    CHAPTER VI

  • I mentioned to a friend who is a literature student and was unfamiliar with Bowen that she was strong on interpersonal subtleties and he recoiled from the book.

    To the North, by Elizabeth Bowen « Unknowing

  • OGXers had a front-row chair for a Reagan Revolution, during which they saw "liberal" become a irreverent term, as many Americans recoiled from a various ransom movements (sexual, feminist, gay, ethnic) of a Sixties as well as Seventies.

    The Original Generation X, 1954-63 by Joshua Glenn

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