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Your foulness no longer surprises you, but you have realized its power when you encounter clean soldiers and you both recoil.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Technically, all guns have recoil,” Steve told me via email.
I noticed when watching Biathlon that the guns seem to have no recoil when fired.
Erupting into spontaneous song and having strangers fully embrace it rather than recoil?The First ‘Glee’ Without Cory Monteith Was Blissfully Joyous|Kevin Fallon|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
These women do not like being beaten, and I literally recoil whenever I hear others blame them for staying.Domestic Abuse: The Crime That Crosses Class and Color Lines|Rikki Klieman|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Danton began to recoil from the gulf opening before him, and wished to return to alliance with the Girondists.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
A slight tremor passed over the whiteness of her face; he took it for the vibration of some spiritual recoil.The Creators|May Sinclair
May this blood recoil upon those who are really guilty of those crimes.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
When the enemy approached, one or two volleys caused his column to recoil in confusion.
The recoil staggered him, but he recovered himself without going over, and instantly roared out a horse-laugh.Overland|John William De Forest