Synonyms of 'rebound'
to spring back from a sudden impactHis shot rebounded from a post.
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in the sense of backfire
(of a plan or scheme) to fail to have the desired effectThe President's tactics could backfire.
in the sense of boomerang
(of a plan) to recoil unexpectedly, harming its originatorThe trick boomeranged, though.
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