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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Adding a soupçon of sorcery to the genre’s typical vengeance saga, Manji’s immortality effectively embellishes the slice-and-dice dust-ups that propel the plot and punctuate Tetsuya Oishi’s screenplay.
Conner George scored two second-half goals to propel the St. Xavier High School soccer team to a 4-1 victory over visiting Central Hardin on Monday in the Semistate Three game of the state tournament.
Their last Game 7 came in the 2004 ALCS, in which the Boston Red Sox stunned them in a 10-3 rout, capping a comeback from a 3-0 series deficit that propelled Boston to its first title in 86 years.
What remains to be seen is whether the iconic message of hope and healing that propelled Obama to the presidency nearly a decade ago can still have anything like the same effect on the voters of Donald Trump’s America.
Peters rushed for 146 yards on 22 carries and had an 80-yard touchdown to propel the Indians.
The Demon has 840 horsepower that propels the car from zero to 60 in 2.3 seconds.
Indeed, in his early days as a media proprietor there is no evidence of the editorial investment that's propelled the rising readership of The New York Times and Washington Post.
By and large their money came from the forces that had propelled the Industrial Revolution: railways, shipping, oil, steel, manufacturing.
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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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