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propel
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

3 uses
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Definition
cause to move forward (to push or encourage)
  • But with my newly and dearly bought assurance I could give myself up to the rhythms and let them propel me where they willed.
    p. 257.0
  • I made out his shadow in the near gloom and was about to jump out and run to him when I noticed that he was being propelled by the small woman I had seen earlier and a man.
    p. 236.4
  • It leaped not only forward but left as well, and with a few angry spurts propelled itself onto the side of the car just pulling off.
    p. 239.5

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