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propel

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of PROPEL

1
to apply force to (someone or something) so that it moves in front of one <playfully he propelled his rambunctious friend into the swimming pool to cool off>
Synonyms drive, propel, shove, thrust
Related Words impel, move; bear (down), compress, depress, jam, pressure, squash, squeeze, weigh (upon); bulldoze, compel, force, lean (on or against), muscle, ram
2
to set or keep in motion <the aircraft is propelled by a pair of turboprop engines>

April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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