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propel
used in The Sea of Monsters

4 uses
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Definition
cause to move forward (to push or encourage)
  • But Polyphemus just laughed and swatted the sheep's rear end, propelling us forward.
    Chapter 14 (77% in)
  • Instantly, a white sheet of wind jetted out of the ther-mos and propelled us sideways, turning our downward plummet into a forty-five-degree crash landing.
    Chapter 10 (4% in)
  • White sheets of wind blasted in every direction, scattering the lifeboats, lifting me out of my free fall and propelling me across the ocean.
    Chapter 11 (98% in)
  • I propelled myself forward and grabbed her inkle.
    Chapter 13 (63% in)

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