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Verb: "to undergo a backlash". I thought it was more the opposite: to cause or set off a backlash. Equinox 21:59, 9 April 2009 (UTC)

Agreed. One might say "His scheme backlashed on him". Dbfirs 07:30, 24 April 2009 (UTC)
Right, I think. DCDuring TALK 10:36, 24 April 2009 (UTC)

RFV failed, def replaced with Equinox's text. I also added {{rfquote-sense}}. BTW, judging from the b.g.c. hits, we're missing a boatload of other senses, if anyone wants to work on that. —RuakhTALK 02:51, 17 November 2009 (UTC)