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recoiled

verb
past tense of recoil

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to draw back in fear, pain, or disgust
  • the social worker tried not to recoil from the sight of the cockroach in the bathtub

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“Recoiled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recoiled. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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