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Synonyms for backlashˈbækˌlæʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash(noun)

    a movement back from an impact

    Synonyms:
    repercussion, rebound, reverberation, kick, recoil, backlash

  2. backlash(verb)

    an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence

    "there was a backlash of intolerance"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, rebound, repercussion

  3. backfire, backlash, recoil(verb)

    come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect

    "Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble"

    Synonyms:
    rebound, spring, quail, flinch, bound, funk, kick, squinch, ricochet, kick back, cringe, bounce, backlash, wince, recoil, backfire, resile, reverberate, take a hop, shrink

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List of paraphrases:

reaction, rebound, setback, revolution


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