Synonym of recoil

Alternative for recoil

Verb

To retreat or withdraw from a (hostile) place or situation

Verb

To take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to
back down backtrack concede renege submit surrender yield abandon accede acquiesce admit back off back out backpedal baulk balk cancel climb down concede defeat cop out demur fink out give in recant reconsider resign retreat withdraw accept defeat admit defeat back pedal beg off bow out cave in chicken out give ground give up go back on hold back pull back pull out take back wimp out eat humble pie admit you were wrong have no fight left withdraw from agreement or statement capitulate throw in the towel give way succumb retract defer raise the white flag throw in the sponge knuckle under show the white flag relent do an about-turn do a U-turn eat your words quit bow fall budge lay down your arms cede repudiate fold do an about-face welsh unsay recall forswear renege on blink make concessions reverse row back about-face buckle under change your mind renounce abjure disavow revoke weasel out repeal rescind disclaim fall victim relinquish abnegate foreswear be overcome eat crow wave the white flag give up the struggle eat one's words agree worm out wiggle out shy from get cold feet stop call off crumble flip-flop retrocede be beaten be overwhelmed lay down one's arms lay down arms do a volte-face cry uncle go back toss it in sing a different song go under change one's mind have second thoughts change put up white flag pack it in double back withcall rethink concur drop out scratch avoid assent approve lose your nerve wuss out have no stomach for bottle it funk out blow it off disown deny be overcome by be conquered by be overwhelmed by indulge apologise dial back think better of hand over have change of heart back out of change one's tune fall back abrogate shift one's ground go into reverse roll over do a U-turn on let go bend change opinion go down countermand lay down decide against deliver recede apologize buckle draw back come to terms turn back annul forget it backtrack on resign yourself do an about-turn on comply give yourself up call it a day bottle out give turn yellow think better of something repossess reclaim bow to something bow to someone give away the store crap out pike on accept throw in your hand fall in line be defeated admit that one is wrong retract one's words give oneself over fold up be conquered suffer defeat cry quits break turn over abdicate turn in call it quits kowtow be submissive hoist the white flag bend the knee say uncle resign oneself humble oneself surrender to cave turn the tables amend set aside cop-out back-pedal on alter nullify contradict apostatize call back void worm out of forsake go back on one's word proffer leave off drop lose hand in despair bail out desist cut out tender cease waive present collapse swallow one's words swallow retire move backward back away regress back go backward move backwards turn tail back up drive back drive backwards move back change your decision change one's attitude change one's plans retreat from withdraw from default on cry off pull out of fail to honour fall to pieces be overthrown by lie down pass into enemy hands be destroyed by fall victim to be defeated by be a casualty to lose one's position to be smitten by be taken by be overthrown pass into the hands of eat dirt be vanquished by be beaten by nig eliminate reel in retrograde exclude take in rule out row back on suspend chicken out of get cold feet about give oneself up entrust consign leave knuckle forego play dead go along with renig

Verb

Vibrate in sound
reverberate echo resound resonate ring vibrate re-echo boom peal pulsate reecho repeat rumble sound drum pound react rebound redound roll thrum thump thunder roar crash thud clang chime beat toll blast throb palpitate pulse quop explode ring out crack bang hammer bong growl bellow clap pitter-patter clink clank jangle clash ding go pit-a-pat quiver jingle pit-a-pat blare oscillate rattle knell detonate clatter pump flutter clamour clamor thrill fill the air bell grumble hum smash tick tinkle sound loudly tintinnabulate strike pitapat tremble judder pitpat twitter race trumpet toot lumber reproduce burst murmur boing slam go shriek undulate storm deafen quaver sound out fluctuate chink tingle quake chime out twitch beat rapidly reflect din repercuss rout tang bounce shudder heave surge pant drone ripple ricochet palpate clunk be filled spring bounce back make a noise make a sound make noise dong shiver writhe bob jounce strum announce call signal ebb and flow tintannabulate rise and fall chinkle ding-dong honk cannonade whirr pattern rustle ruffle trill bombinate summon beat heavily hoot dong-dong screech shake advertize bray ache blow play make a racket go off squawk clack creak patter cackle wail bark babble chatter buzz wham jar operate snort wind shout moan sing jabber whine shrill whisper emit set off beep tootle peep warble bleep pipe whistle cheep chirrup tweet chirp poop parp beep-beep knock ting whir ping purr pip chitter whizz whish zip bumble zoom whiz burr squeak jargon sound the horn noise blow the horn sound one's horn warn page indicate mark flash track down make a loud sound hiss sigh plink make bell sound fife flute skirl tremolo vibrato bicker drawl chant nasalize chirr chip tweedle purl chipper lilt squeal croon susurrate hustle sing low bum bombilate mumble

Verb

Wander at random
meander wander drift ramble stroll roam rove maunder stray amble saunter stravaig bat cruise float galavant gallivant mooch range straggle traipse vagabond bimble mosey streel tootle change extravagate gad about kick around knock about peregrinate twine get sidetracked twist and turn be all over the map walk gad pootle tramp hike travel potter dawdle prowl trek jaunt perambulate toddle traverse go walkabout tour move journey promenade swan putter circumambulate knock around trudge go slowly globetrot take a walk proceed go tromp sashay dally march loiter mill around mill about coast roll stride creep drive slowly crawl wend your way take the air go for a walk hit the road troop globe-trot idle parade pass bum follow one's nose pace shuffle advance travel around depart backpack mope linger circumnutate hopscotch patrol step tread ambulate wend one's way mill round loaf walk the tracks mooch around progress cross bum around wander aimlessly file canter voyage footle ankle percolate exodus wend dilly-dally stooge run around transition migrate pad stump strut lumber prance bat around get some exercise get some air race circumlocute trail walk casually take a stroll wayfare take a trip push on make one's way take a turn hit the trail make your way stretch one's legs walk slowly travel about trek through deviate struggle along go hither and thither divagate wander around roam about move around flit run schlep boogie gander zigzag wind plod clamber footslog wander about sweep explore get off the point swing go off at a tangent scour go aimlessly move aimlessly hoof it bat back and forth encompass search reconnoiter reconnoitre tinker fiddle dabble stretch your legs step out yomp take it easy stroll along move slowly go for a constitutional shamble plod on stalk scuff locomote slog pass over spread through go on foot travel on foot fribble fritter hoof venture make circuit tarry trill ooze gallop set out fly sail mess about walk around set forth breeze party rave socialize pound go for a stroll waltz trog jet scramble head flit around socialise jaunt around roam around trot truck lounge poke along have a night on the town go partying go clubbing live it up paint the town red rave it up navigate motor barnstorm escape bus spring continue trundle speed approach road-trip take off coach get junket bustle gig cab transport foot it laze find one's way wind one's way pick one's way march up and down walk up and down safari hop circuit process walk back and forth walk to and fro fare hie loll dillydally chill drone droop languish moon lazy go on safari go places globe trot go on a trip go on a tour go on an expedition go on an excursion lollygag goof off hack around veg out kick back hang about hang out hang around leg it skulk trip swagger glide totter sally slough ghost drag hit the bricks lurk shilly-shally take Shanks's pony dander flounce troll pound the pavement back-pack climb hobble stagger mince foot descend ascend tiptoe skip delay potter round potter around potter about swank lag trail behind loiter along hold back lag behind fall behind go forward go by foot move forward go up go down press on showboat lallygag diddle poke stumble not keep pace scavenge posture slink show off sneak hunt steal halt hover slacken flag pause procrastinate dodder waddle move stealthily brush whisk flow slide skim stream slip bowl hurry galumph clump stomp lump flounder scuffle stamp barge limp move at a snail's pace put off pass time fritter away move briskly pussyfoot sidle nose lurch shift flog toil snoop snake get no place fast drag oneself nose around drag your feet lie in wait scuff one's feet

Verb

Make twisting, squirming movements or contortions of the body
writhe squirm thrash twist wriggle jerk toss wiggle twitch jiggle struggle thresh distort fiddle fidget flail flounder jig squiggle contort convulse jolt roll agonise agonize bend suffer wince worm toss and turn twist and turn thrash about quiver shake wobble joggle shudder agitate vibrate tremble stir flutter jounce quake wabble judder stumble move restlessly stagger splash wag fumble waggle turn zigzag move shift worry tumble lurch shiver shuffle rock jump jitter palpitate move spasmodically be agitated work move around move about blunder shimmy wave rattle bobble heave slide slither plunge labor labour budge skew wind rustle feel uncomfortable flail about swish locomote grope pitch throb pulsate dither pulse flap bucket move slightly intort change one's position torment go into spasms disturb bother suffer a fit shake violently shake up shake uncontrollably unsettle cast about spasm lie quaver blink wallow wade nip contract clutch seize grasp grip kick twinge grab tic beat move convulsively clasp pain vellicate lug snap welter play fuss toy twiddle trifle pitch and toss fret bustle chafe be jittery fool about fool around be anxious hitch mess about mess around be wired play around be spooked be nervous be antsy be hyper be like a cat on hot bricks be on pins and needles have ants in one's pants jog bounce jar oscillate jostle bob tremor bump sway waver swing seesaw totter pump twitter reel buck fluctuate knock move up and down nod bang jigger shimmer undulate skip hop careen weave dance jump around whip switch flicker dodder teeter grind push gyrate quave thrill thrust quail start vacillate roil rouse wigwag shove nudge concuss shake like a leaf yank move about list swing backwards and forwards move to and fro swing back and forth keel flourish flitter flit commove succuss flaunt churn ruffle pitchpole spring brandish float stir up veer set in motion put in motion ditch chuck dump buffet move from side to side wave to and fro toss around let fly rise and fall hang falter waddle slip dangle drop droop sag dodge yaw tilt move to the side duck lean bumble move clumsily loll hang loosely hang limply topple fall limply fall down slacken flop flag lop hang down wilt

Verb

Become upset, excited
bristle bridle rage fume get angry seethe spit storm become indignant become infuriated be furious be irritated be maddened boil flare flare up object rear up resent ruffle see red swell take umbrage be angry be defensive draw oneself up go ballistic take offense take offence wig out become annoyed become upset be infuriated blow up boil over get your dander up get one's dander up get your hackles up feel one's hackles rise have one's hackles up steam foam at the mouth explode foam rankle burn smoulder be livid rant and rave rave simmer rant smolder sizzle be enraged be incensed be beside oneself go berserk breathe fire blow a fuse go off the deep end fly off the handle go up the wall spit feathers get worked up hit the roof froth at the mouth jump up and down chafe be indignant crack up erupt churn lose control flip bubble ferment get steamed up fulminate have a fit get hot under the collar be hot under the collar be boiling over be wild become enraged be steamed up bluster surge roar be incandescent scold lose your temper throw a fit go wild throw a wobbly flip one's wig go non-linear boil with rage go into a rage lose one's temper go psycho do one's nut have steam coming out of one's ears get mad go crazy go through the roof go spare be mad go ape go bananas be hopping mad blow a gasket lose your rag go crackers foam at mouth blow one's stack be in a rage be in a state go mad be beside yourself glower glow fester make a scene consume stir smoke prickle become very angry blow one's lid lose one's rag have lost one's temper spark stew be on the warpath hit the ceiling breathe fire and slaughter be affronted be offended draw yourself up blaze go crook be passionate be excited be aroused be stirred up be inflamed shout anger be up in arms raise the roof raise your hackles be all steamed up be at boiling point champ at the bit get hot thunder bellow get your back up fret get steamed up about chomp at the bit lose it complain sound off scream tear lose the plot splutter overflow yell heat have a tantrum blow your top blow one's top snap at let off steam do one's head in work oneself into sweat champ at bit rail at flip your lid look daggers make a fuss over do one's nut in become angry become excited become impassioned grow passionate get excited grow vehement become animated heat up get annoyed teem swarm sputter roil moil abound lose your cool have a cow have a conniption fit gnash one's teeth go postal go into orbit flip one's lid burst a blood vessel get all steamed up convulse whirl brim swirl throw a tantrum be irate be abundant be full of be alive with be crawling with harangue fly into a rage go on flip out carry on spout declaim smart huff become furious rail go into a fury gnash your teeth hold forth deliver a tirade fly into a temper lose your head freak out run amuck keep on blow be resentful rumble let rip let fly burn up steam up be uptight be tense be agitated fly into a passion fire up boil over with rage do your nut get one's knickers in a twist give vent to one's feelings vociferate trumpet pontificate cry charge soapbox clamour mouth off stump perorate mouth go on and on orate objurgate bloviate spiel take on clamor riot rampage run amok rush madly go on the rampage run wild rush wildly run riot babble excoriate irritate abrade gall be annoyed fuss brood be fit to be tied lose one's cool talk endlessly come unglued explode in anger go into a frenzy deliver a harangue rattle on talk wildly be very angry be delirious make a to-do be impatient be frustrated be exasperated upset oneself be ruffled be narked be vexed

Verb

To move to face in another direction
turn veer curve bend deviate diverge meander move swing wheel wind divert loop redirect shift swerve twist zigzag detour sheer switch weave cut depart pass sidetrack snake sway whip alter alternate backslide corner deflect digress direct focus incline rechannel retrace return revert set yaw turn off change direction hang a left hang a right make a left make a right pass around take a bend drift pivot change turn aside change course divagate slew wander turn away skew stray bear lean curl convert angle off transfer branch off transform slip arch hook fluctuate move away vary bow trend swivel mutate crook skid vacillate evolve verge tend head morph go run metamorphose tack progress transmogrify part modulate whirl avert shy veer off waver volte-face reorient turn from bear off get sidetracked break take a turn leave beaten path lead arc gravitate channel fork ricochet round sweep differ zag zig incurvate go off course dip transmute contort deform angle go around careen slue ramble refract train off reroute warp buckle flex fall off sheer off maunder angle away alter course excurse curve around leave-one-out relay remove flow back snap worm dogleg rotate proceed jackknife extend make tilt bank slant be lie disperse turn on your heel stoop droop crimp point career grade turn about turn around camber bias load lurch sidestep err sideslip modify whirl around be deflected channel away head off draw away swing over depart from turn sharply turn to one side change the course of get off course get around control oscillate refine purify reverse see-saw hem and haw suppress repress sublimate shilly-shally blow hot and cold go up and down displace rise and fall yo-yo distort shunt rearrange turnabout misshape change over change around malform chop and change torture screw wrinkle disfigure kink gnarl make crooked squinch go out of shape become distorted brutalize become curved become deformed damage become crooked make curved brutalise become misshapen

Noun

A sudden movement or gesture of shrinking away

Noun

A sense of disgust and loathing
revulsion aversion disgust distaste loathing repugnance repulsion abhorrence abomination detestation horror nausea odium antipathy contempt dislike hatred disrelish hate repellence repellency revolt yuck factor hostility animosity execration enmity animus antagonism resentment objection disdain anathema ill will displeasure scorn malice disfavour disfavor disinclination rancor malevolence venom spite mislike rancour indisposition bugbear repugnancy frost malignity rankling revenge disapproval opposition dread disapprobation bother irritant grievance gripe trouble pain nuisance disesteem nasty look black beast bete noire no love lost avoidance phobia prejudice dissatisfaction disliking ill feeling fear bad feeling reluctance terror aversion to shame hang-up complex thing neurosis ignominy irrationality paranoia fright bitterness pique malignance coldness grudge acrimony discountenance opprobrium averseness offense offence allergy deprecation despite snub refusal denial rebuff hatefulness contemptuousness outrage satiety nauseation nauseousness sickness satiation surfeit disapprobation of disinclination towards dissatisfaction with disapproval of displeasure with despisement down discontent with despitefulness unwillingness qualm regurgitation rejection bee in one's bonnet strong dislike extreme dislike pet hate bête noir distaste for shunning resistance evasion dislike of misprision obsession unsettled stomach irrational fear militancy alienation invidiousness envy spleen disrepute infamy obloquy disgrace discredit derision disregard denigration disparagement despisal ridicule disrespect scornfulness lovelessness spectre bogey fixation abnormal fear anxiety specter preoccupation obsessive fear nightmare mania having no use for dishonor reproach reprobation humiliation dishonour condemnation notoriety stigma censure hard feelings awe strong aversion intense dislike brand blur slur onus blame spot unpopularity blot stain dispprobation rebuke overwhelming anxiety about thing about ill repute bar sinister loss of face black eye spitefulness bad blood nastiness maliciousness viciousness malignancy gall meanness unfriendliness virulence cattiness vindictiveness bile jaundice anger unkindness umbrage evil resentfulness vitriol indignity estrangement disaffection vengefulness wrath poison pugnaciousness warpath maleficence inimicality war bellicoseness friction venomousness choler vexation poisonousness cruelty passion irritation indignation bellicosity ire aggression annoyance truculency wickedness rage fury acidity irascibility temper peevishness huff pugnacity asperity discontent miff acerbity militance truculence discord dissension rivalry ill temper rancorousness irritability grudges grievances acridity exasperation acridness tartness petulance mordancy acidness combativeness corrosiveness hurtfulness virulency conflict feud belligerency contentiousness belligerence contention mordacity dudgeon hurt ill feelings revengefulness waspishness disagreement disgruntlement cynicism jealousy backbiting grudgingness tantrum vehemence peeve savagery mean-spiritedness ill humour madness stew impatience storm infuriation chagrin conniption tiff chip on your shoulder violence distemper soreness hissy fit cat fit slow burn blow up ill humor sourness balefulness causticity covetousness embitterment enviousness evilness perniciousness unpleasantness vengeance oppugnancy needle crossness bad will disaccord cantankerousness iciness contumely evil intentions churlishness variance contrariety bad temper aloofness tetchiness testiness perturbation exacerbation rudeness furor acrimoniousness sarcasm incompatibility angriness lividness lividity score green-eyed monster desire condescension wrathfulness hesitance ill nature clashing birse hesitancy bad feelings ferocity dissidence hesitation recalcitrance slowness reticence demur dander loathness diffidence harsh feeling hateful feeling sweerness nolition irateness furore jaundiced eye evil eye bone to pick lack of enthusiasm lack of desire noxiousness harmfulness toxicity deadliness injuriousness aggressiveness bitter feeling warlikeness mockery mind spirit argumentativeness intimidation vilification devilry devilment oppugnation vendetta ill-disposedness distrust menace depravity warp distortion dirt malintent bane implacability mischievousness discontentment escape dyspathy eschewal brutality competition excoriation disagreeableness inhospitality badness shrewishness evil intent enemyship enemyhood foeship uncordiality daggers remoteness unsociability antithesis contradistinction difference incongruity lather harshness agitation pettishness fume aggravation fog rise uncharitableness ruthlessness retaliation bad-temperedness surliness snappishness moodiness bad mood sullenness querulousness touchiness crabbiness bloodthirstiness inhumanity tizzy complaint injustice injury hate for bad vibes bad chemistry blood feud personality conflict mutual hostility biliousness offensiveness abusiveness hardness of heart begrudging desirousness jealousness road rage high dudgeon dyspepsia air rage frostiness coolness fierceness brutishness ferociousness wildness pet peeve snobbery audacity defiance stubbornness slight obnoxiousness chip on one's shoulder ill-will the green-eyed monster hauteur indifference arrogance superciliousness disloyalty milt melancholy lien grumpiness caprice whim depression trenchancy haughtiness snobbishness astringency crabbedness crankiness restlessness frustration dismissiveness lordliness sneering mood mutiny souring sedition insurgence rebellion insubordination insurrection nasty behavior mad heartburn coveting lusting grudging greed pungency disillusionment apathy breach embitteredness loftiness insolence superbity pride blood lust vituperation disharmony strife disunity wrangling bickering dissent dispute timidity arguing quarrelling disputation argument fighting discordance squabbling feuding wavering demurral timorousness vacillation trepidation warfare inharmony dissonance schism division dissention disunion infighting discordancy falling-out jar doubts qualms scruples foot-dragging misgivings counteraction factionalism quarreling ruckus faction rumpus set-to row quarrel sour note tension hassle flak coyness dislike for indisposedness nolence backwardness opposition to second thoughts objection to backwardness in coming forward resistance to pangs of conscience

Noun

An unintended consequence of an event or action, especially an unwelcome one
repercussion effect backlash result reverberation consequence outcome aftermath by-product consequences fallout impact influence mark sway echo footprint rebound ripple sequel aftereffect corollary feedback flak follow-through follow-up implication imprint kickback ramification reaction re-echo spinoff upshot waves shock wave side effects chain reaction side effect backwash outgrowth product development issue precipitate resultant sequence fruit spin-off conclusion fate end result child end after-effect aftershock eventuality event impression denouement end product offshoot bearing culmination pay-off weight significance causatum knock-on effect blowback concomitant trail out-turn response fruits payoff burden follow through matter of course can of worms wake impingement hangover reverberations produce termination pursuance shock full force reflex ending afterglow control power heritage thrust legacy externality side reaction brunt remainder sequelae success residual finale harvest sequent ripple effect work working entailment results dénouement effects derivate derivative derivation afterclap carry over knock-on continuation aftereffects after-effects byproduct complication ramifications repercussions being actualization realization fall-out creation action side-effect residuum followup climax completion finish accompaniment sequela materialisation realisation materialization final outcome delayed response net result inference induction deduction correlate future analogy destiny destination punishment comeuppance relic remnant vestige follow-on lot dole doom due leftover final result aftercome payback remains residue force violence stress strain pressure retribution result of meaning bottom line reward pay back load impetus just deserts yield handiwork output fulfillment fulfilment production situation profit occurrence phenomenon incident turn of events circumstance finished product final product manufacture consummation innovation happening labor labour pay affair formulation origination concoction invention domino effect chain of events resolution emergence benefit return advantages deserts advantage maturing fruition pinnacle returns grand finale crowning glory brand crop artifact artefact gain amount substance gist sense meat unfolding evolvement cutover movement achievement branch supplement complement auxiliary commodity thing fabrication contrivance construction conception triumph attainment genesis act article aspiration doing deed feat brainchild accomplishment offspring handicraft design execution implementation application adjunct appurtenance appendage sideshoot takeaway change sound bite settlement clincher payout payment judgment revelation surprise twist transition newfangledness novelty improvement revolution onrush transubstantiation recompense reckoning adjustment remuneration transpiration eventuation the crunch judgement stage day of reckoning punch line moment of truth final reckoning

Antonym of recoil

recoil Idiom, Proverb

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