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recoil
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The Return of the King
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recoil
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The Return of the King
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  • Before his upraised hand the foul Messenger recoiled, and Gandalf coming seized and took from him the tokens: coat, cloak, and sword.
  • The hobbits recoiled.

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  • a low-recoil rifle
  • Most Americans recoil at the thought of government using torture.

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