Recoilingly \Re*coil"ing*ly\, adv. In the manner of a recoil. [1913 Webster]

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  • recoil — recoilingly, adv. v. /ri koyl /; n. /ree koyl , ri koyl /, v.i. 1. to draw back; start or shrink back, as in alarm, horror, or disgust. 2. to spring or fly back, as in consequence of force of impact or the force of the discharge, as a firearm. 3 …   Universalium

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