was featured by Dr. Stephen T. Colbert, D.F.A. on "The Wørd" segment of "The Colbert Report"
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Recoil (verb)

1.: The process by which a group of true believers eliminates a heretic from their innermost circle
Usage: Jim Zumbo lost his job, radio show and livelihood thanks to the recoil of the gun lobby's reaction to his statements against assault rifles.

Recoil was The Wørd on the February 27, 2007 edition of The Colbert Report.

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