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Drive or push something forwards
“But he found he could propel himself forward by pushing off against the sides with his feet.”
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Spur or drive into a particular situation
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“Do not let fear of error or retribution propel you into a medical appointment or a dangerous situation.”
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To cause to move forwards
“The rocket is designed to propel the spacecraft.”
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To move or proceed onward
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To start, activate or put into action
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To foster the growth or development of
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To make progress or increase the skill of
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To strike or propel, usually forcibly, with the foot
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To move through the water in a boat using oars or paddles
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To move swiftly or impetuously
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Convert for military use
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To move, glide or slide gracefully or effortlessly
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To pull or drag along through the application of steady force
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To move, demolish, or flatten with a bulldozer
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To guide or direct in a particular direction
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