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propel
used in The Fountainhead

2 uses
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Definition
cause to move forward (to push or encourage)
  • His motion had propelled him halfway across the reception room, when he stopped short; the drawing swung forward and flapped back against his knees.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (81% in)
  • He seemed to have a motor between his shoulder blades to propel his arms in two circles; only the circles were visible; the arms had vanished like the spokes of a speeding wheel.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (37% in)

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