Backlash Synonyms

băk'lăsh'

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Synonyms for Backlash

A consequence or ensuing result of some action.
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Violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.
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Failure of a nuclear bomb to meet its expected yield during testing.
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A starting or falling back; a rebound; a shrinking.
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A tree, or a branch of a tree, fixed in the bottom of a river or other navigable water, and rising nearly or quite to the surface, by which boats are sometimes pierced and sunk.
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A confused, intertwined mass:
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(Basketball) An instance of catching the ball after it has hit the rim or backboard without a basket being scored, generally credited to a particular player.
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To produce an unexpected, undesired result.
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The definition of a reaction is a response.
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