There is something in the human mind which recoils from too outrageous a deception.
Taking in the strange half-circle round the stove, she recoils.
They must urge the reason to accept the conclusion, from which unaided it recoils.
It rushes forward, recoils, hesitates and returns to the charge.
This indictment is not only unjust, but it recoils on Western civilisation.