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pro·pel  (pr-pl)
tr.v. pro·pelled, pro·pel·ling, pro·pels
To cause to move forward or onward. See Synonyms at push.

[Middle English propellen, from Latin prpellere : pr-, forward; see pro-1 + pellere, to drive; see pel-5 in Indo-European roots.]

propel  /prpl/  v. [T] -pelled, -pelling, -pels to move s.t. with force, thrust: A volcano erupted and propelled rocks high into the sky. propel

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