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Turkish translation of “recoil”


verb [I]     /rɪˈkɔɪl/
to react to something with fear or hate
ürkmek, irkilmek; ürküp geri çekilmek
She recoiled in horror at the thought of touching a snake .Reacting and responding
(Definition of recoil verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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