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propel

verb

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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

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2 to set or keep in motion
  • the aircraft is propelled by a pair of turboprop engines

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The first known use of propel was in 1558

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“Propel.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/propel. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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