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recoil

US [rɪˈkɔɪl]
UK [rɪ'kɔɪl]
  • v.反冲;退缩;畏缩;对…作出厌恶(或恐惧)的反应
  • n.反冲;(尤指枪炮的)后坐力
  • Web弹回;后座力;无畏战车
Simple Present:recoils  Present Participle:recoiling  Past Tense:recoiled  
recoil
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v.
1.
[i]
退缩;畏缩to move your body quickly away from sb/sth because you find them or it frightening or unpleasant
She recoiled from his touch.
她躲开他的触摸。
He recoiled in horror at the sight of the corpse.
他一见到尸体就吓得往后缩了。
2.
[i]
~ (from sth/from doing sth).~ (at sth)
对…作出厌恶(或恐惧)的反应to react to an idea or a situation with strong dislike or fear
She recoiled from the idea of betraying her own brother.
背叛自己亲兄弟的这个想法使她感到恐惧。
3.
[i]
反冲;产生后坐力to move suddenly backwards when you fire it
n.
1.
[u][sing]
反冲;(尤指枪炮的)后坐力a sudden movement backwards, especially of a gun when it is fired

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