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  • nounadverse reaction
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Synonyms for backlash

noun adverse reaction
  • reaction
  • repercussion
  • resentment
  • resistance
  • response
  • retaliation
  • backfire
  • boomerang
  • counteraction
  • kickback
  • recoil
  • tangle
  • retroaction

Antonyms for backlash

  • cause
  • question
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More words related to backlash

backfire

verb. have an opposite effect
  • backlash
  • boomerang
  • bounce back
  • disappoint
  • fail
  • flop
  • miscarry
  • rebound
  • recoil
  • ricochet
  • spring back

boomerang

verb. backfire

boomeranging

verb. backfire

bounce

verb. spring up; rebound

bouncing

verb. spring up; rebound

effect

noun. result
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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