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synonyms for propel

  • drive
  • push
  • send
  • shoot
  • thrust
  • actuate
  • force
  • impel
  • launch
  • mobilize
  • move
  • press
  • shove
  • start
  • set going
  • set in motion
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antonyms for propel

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  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • pull
  • repress
  • end
  • finish
  • stop
  • hinder
  • hold
  • keep
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Both batteries propel the car another 30 miles in the rear-wheel drive versions.
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The results propelled a centuries-old debate on the nature of self and other into a new, scientifically-grounded era.
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A collision shop specializing in Teslas overflows with gleaming battery-propelled metal bodies that spill out across the broken sidewalk.
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He managed to bust a few myths about his “alternative” positions on several subjects, and at times managed to sound far more nuanced than his meme-propelled, trolling Twitter feed.
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Leachman attended Northwestern University on a drama scholarship, did modeling and won the Miss Chicago beauty contest, which propelled her to the 1946 Miss America pageant in Atlantic City.
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That small lineup with Hart playing point guard propelled the Terps to an early lead and could continue to be a solution moving forward.
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Snorkel fins will help propel you through the water at a steady speed, supporting your legs and eliminating fatigue so you can explore for hours.
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It was propelled by a separate city law and requires any officer found to have used a chokehold be terminated.
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This sector is hugely important to Ethiopia, which aimed to propel its agricultural economy toward a more prosperous future built on providing clothing to consumers in the West.
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That same focus on privacy has also helped propel DuckDuckGo past 100 million searches in a single day.
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WORDS RELATED TO PROPEL

  • actify
  • actuate
  • arouse
  • call up
  • energize
  • impel
  • mobilize
  • motivate
  • move
  • prompt
  • propel
  • rouse
  • set in motion
  • start
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • switch on
  • take out of mothballs
  • trigger
  • turn on
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