Examples of propel in a Sentence
He grabbed him and propelled him through the door.
The train is propelled by steam.
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Trump administration officials have asserted that the tax cuts would propel the economy ahead at a sustained 3 percent annual rate year after year, up from a recent annual pace of roughly 2 percent.
That game was far more significant, propelling Alabama toward the one-and-only Elite Eight trip in school history.
And behind that transition was Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, known then as the Neptunes, the production duo who over the next decade would go on to help redefine hip-hop’s sound — and propel its reach into R&B and pop.
The thrill and pain of the blues, black America’s foundational music, propel Kunzru’s riveting novel from conventional start to eerie finish.
Those numbers are similar to the levels seen in December 2015, ahead of the 2016 presidential election in which voters seeking change propelled Donald Trump to the presidency.
A few years after Calvin was born, he was diagnosed with autism, Cathi said that is what propelled the Nye family into special education and special needs advocacy.
Not only will James Cameron's formidable cinematic vessel sail sensationally on domestic waters, but 20th Century Fox, which has international rights, will find that Titanic will propel blockbuster results around the world.
The two executives spoke with Vanity Fair at their offices in early December, at a time when the Disney-Fox deal was just a rumor—but one propelling nervous conversations around their Century City lot.
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Synonymsdrive, push, shove, thrust
Related Wordsimpel, move; bear (down), compress, depress, jam, pressure, squash, squeeze, weigh (upon); bulldoze, compel, force, lean (on or against), muscle, ram
Near Antonymsbridle, check, constrain, contain, control, curb, inhibit, regulate, rein (in), restrain
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