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propel

pro·pel

propel

 
 
pronunciation:
pr pel
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part of speech: verb
inflections: propelled, propelling, propels
definition: to cause to move forward; thrust, push, or drive.
The paddle propelled the canoe through the water.
synonyms:
drive, push, send, thrust, urge
antonyms:
stop
similar words:
catapult, dart, heave, launch, move, press, prod, project, shoot, shove, spur
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