She recoiled when they showed the video.
He recoils from her touch.
The cat recoiled from water.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
NOTE: may be metaphorical.
Your comments may recoil and return to you tenfold.
The rubber ball recoiled.
The gun recoiled hard into my shoulder.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3, 4