To better see all uses of the word
Hard Times
please enable javascript.

Used In
Hard Times
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • As he recoiled, looking down at it, it raised itself up into the form of a woman in a sitting attitude.
  • Mr. Gradgrind and Sissy, who were both before him while his sister yet clung to his shoulder, stopped and recoiled.

  • There are no more uses of "recoil" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • a low-recoil rifle
  • Most Americans recoil at the thought of government using torture.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading