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recoil
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For Whom the Bell Tolls
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  • He squeezed the trigger of the automatic rifle gently and it pounded back three times against his shoulder with the slippery jolt the recoil of a tripoded automatic weapon gives.

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

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