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backlash

noun

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a strong public response against something
  • There was swift backlash to the senator's controversial comments.

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The first known use of backlash was in 1815

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“Backlash.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/backlash. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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