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propel
used in In Cold Blood

2 uses
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Definition
cause to move forward (to push or encourage)
  • His leg pains flared up, flashed through his body, and the laundry odors, the steamy stench, all at once sickened him, picked him up and propelled him out the door.
    3 — Answer (40% in)
  • It is a mind propelled by emotional response to memory and frustration; consequently, however wise her admonishments might be, they fail to inspire resolve, unless it would be the resolve to retaliate by hurting her in your next letter.
    2 — Persons Unknown (85% in)

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