Recoiled sentence example

recoiled
  • He recoiled, as if it was alive.
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  • She recoiled, pushing herself against the couch.
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  • Connor recoiled back to Sarah.
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  • Carmen recoiled from her words and the hatred.
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  • She recoiled inwardly at the malice in his eyes.
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  • Her stomach recoiled with the bite of his words.
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  • Jake reached for her, and she recoiled.
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  • Urban set his hand to reforms from which his predecessor Gregory had recoiled.
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  • Howie recoiled at the sound of the shot and continued to dictate as the intruder fell to the ground clutching his leg, his hand drenched in blood.
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  • D reached out to her, and she recoiled, pushing herself farther into the corner.
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  • Coming to his senses, he recoiled and stared at the woman as her own blood streamed down her neck and across his chin.
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  • barbaritypan>allowed barbarities to be practiced against their prisoners of war from which the most uncivilized people would have recoiled.
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  • proboscis recoiled under a rock.
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  • When touched, the expandable proboscis recoiled under a rock.
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  • recoiled in disgust at that last paragraph as true as they find the final assertion.
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  • recoiled from the idea of this bondage.
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  • Religious feeling in the West recoiled from the crucifix as late as the 6th century, and it was equally abhorrent to the Monophysites of the East who regarded the human nature of Christ as swallowed up in the divine.
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  • Many of my readers will have recoiled in disgust at that last paragraph as true as they find the final assertion.
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  • But I recoiled from the idea of this bondage.
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  • It stunned me for a second while I recoiled.
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  • The first raindrop slammed into the window so hard that she instinctively recoiled.
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  • And when out of Luther's revolt there arose a new fanaticism - that of evangelism, Erasmus recoiled from the violence of the new preachers.
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  • A first attempt made to being him within the meshes of the law only recoiled with shame upon the head of the accusers.
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  • His practical common sense recoiled from the amazing conclusions which were drawn from it by many of its more eccentric advocates.
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  • Of the alternatives three Gods or una res - which his Nominalistic logic presented to Roscellinus, Roscellinus had chosen the first; Abelard recoiled to the other extreme, reducing the three Persons to three aspects or attributes of the Divine Being (Power, Wisdom and Love).
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  • His prefect Rictiovarus endeavoured to carry out the sentence, but they emerged unharmed from all the ordeals to which he subjected them, and the weapons he used recoiled against the executioners.
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  • recoiled from this as being too great a leap in the dark, and such a fundamental difference of opinion between king and minister was bound to lead to a breach sooner or later.
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  • John recoiled from the idle casuistry which occupied his own logical contemporaries; and, mindful probably of their aimless ingenuity, he adds the caution that dialectic, valuable and necessary as it is, is " like the sword of Hercules in a pigmy's hand " unless there be added to it the accoutrement of the other sciences.
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  • Bolingbroke's daring spirit, however, recoiled from no extreme, and, fortunately for Swift, he added so much of his own to the latter's MS. that the production was first delayed and then, upon the news of Anne's death, immediately suppressed.
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  • &s it was, the failures of the war recoiled on his own head, and n 1742 his long ministry came to an end.
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  • The same part of her that recoiled at draining dead men's magic also understood one truth: she was no match for her father, if he decided to bury her with them.
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  • As the Guard recoiled (about 8 P.M.) Zieten pierced the northeast corner of the French front, and their whole line gave way as the allies rushed forward on their now defenceless re Three battalions of the Guard indeed stood their French.
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  • Bold, overbearing and unscrupulous, Sinan recoiled from no baseness to put a rival out of the way; while his insolence was not confined to foreign ambassadors, but was exercised towards his opponents in the sultan's presence.
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  • On the murder of Ali in 66r, his son Hasan was chosen caliph, but he recoiled before the prospect of a war with Moawiya, having neither the ambition nor the energy of Ali.
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  • beaten off with heavy loss, the English host recoiled in disorder and broke upthe king, who had kept in the rear all day, was one of the first to move off.
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  • Meanwhile his interests were not wholly confined to law: for some time (1840-1843) he wrote for The Times and the British Critic; he made a plunge into patristic learning, from which he soon recoiled; he was much interested in the controversies which distracted the Church on the subject of Tract 90; in the treatment of the Episcopal Church in Canada by the Canadian government and the Colonial Office; in the establishment by the crown, in conjunction with the king of Prussia, of the Jerusalem bishopric; and in the contest for the professorship of poetry at Oxford on Keble's retirement.
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