New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: recall · reconcile · record · recoup · rectal · uncoil · precook · receipt · receive · recital
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recoil

1 verb pull back physically or mentally INTRANSITIVEtarraing siar  c m uteann siar  c m ucúb verb  c m ushe recoiled in horror tharraing sí siar le teann uafáissome people recoil at the sight of spiders cúbann daoine áirithe siar nuair a fheiceann siad damháin alla 2 verb MIL of gun INTRANSITIVEaisléim verb  c m uathchas verb  c m ufrithbhuail verb  c m uspeach verb  c m uthe gun recoiled baineadh frithbhuille as an ngunna
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3 noun MIL movement of gunaisléim fem2  c m uathchasadh masc  c m ufrithbhuille masc  c m uspeach fem  c m uthe gun's recoil nearly knocked her over is beag nár leag frithbhualadh an ghunna í, is beag nár leag speach an ghunna í