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This prop has hit in 22 of the past 27 Super Bowls, and with just a 3½-point spread, another close game could be at hand this year.

Unveiling a host of astronauts, then, was premature, according to many in the space industry, who bristled at the political nature of the council meeting and felt the astronauts were being used as props.

It looks like an aircraft engine, but it has no hub—the prop blades are connected to the outer rim.

The couple decided to transform the experience into visual metaphor, assisted by just their own imaginations, a compact Sony digital camera with a 50-millimeter lens, several flash units and whatever props they could improvise.

We think that prop 22 has now created a model that can be replicated and can be scaled.

Lotto is propped up by the notion that “Hey, you never know” though of course you do know—you know that you will not win.

The police state system that propped up dictators from Algiers to Islamabad for decades was unsustainable.

In a dim backroom of a mud hut in Save, 82-year-old Teresa Nyirabutunda sits propped upright in bed by her daughter, Francine.

Mitchum himself is propped up against a wall, talking to two journalists.

His heavily bandaged right leg is propped up on a stool in his apartment and his crutches lean on fridge.

Simon the high priest, the son of Onias, who in his life propped up the house, and in his days fortified the temple.

He had a flashlight gun in his right hand, and a photographer's tripod was propped upright between his knees.

Black Hood propped one foot on a laboratory stool, rested an elbow on his knee.

She went up to bed early, leaving him seated in moody thought, his elbows propped on the worn oilcloth of the supper table.

Bud propped the handle of the frying pan high with a forked stick, and stood up.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to propped, such as: approved, assisted, endorsed, favored, advocated, and aided.

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