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Definition of "recoiled" []

  • Past participle of recoil (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "recoiled" in a sentence
  • "The fangs of one clashed with his, cutting the lips of both of them, and the lighter dog recoiled from the impact."
  • "She recoiled from the brutality, and her lips tightened."
  • "I mentioned to a friend who is a literature student and was unfamiliar with Bowen that she was strong on interpersonal subtleties and he recoiled from the book."