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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  • The first raindrop slammed into the window so hard that she instinctively recoiled.
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  • Jake reached for her, and she recoiled.
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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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  • Urban set his hand to reforms from which his predecessor Gregory had recoiled.
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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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  • 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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  • When touched, the expandable proboscis recoiled under a rock.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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