used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter
only 1 use
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to move backward suddenly
- the backward jerk of a gun or cannon when it is fired
- when a person draws back from someone or something, as with fear, disgust, or pain
- Don't do it, Norah thought; David couldn't seem to see how much Paul recoiled at David's suggestions for his future.
There are no more uses of "recoil" in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter.