recoil
noun.
the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
Synonym: kick
noun.
a movement back from an impact
verb.
draw back, as with fear or pain
she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf
verb.
come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect
Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble|the political movie backlashed on the Democrats
Synonym: backfire, backlash
verb.
spring back; spring away from an impact
The rubber ball bounced|These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide
verb.
spring back, as from a forceful thrust
The gun kicked back into my shoulder
Synonym: kick back, kick