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  ( propels    3rd person present)   ( propelling    present participle)   ( propelled    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   To propel something in a particular direction means to cause it to move in that direction.  
The tiny rocket is attached to the spacecraft and is designed to propel it toward Mars.      V n prep  
      -propelled combines with nouns to form adjectives which indicate how something, especially a weapon, is propelled., comb in adj  
...rocket-propelled grenades.     
2       verb   If something propels you into a particular activity, it causes you to do it.  
It was a shooting star that propelled me into astronomy in the first place...      V n prep  
He is propelled by both guilt and the need to avenge his father.      be V-ed  
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drive, force, impel, launch, push, send, set in motion, shoot, shove, start, thrust  
   check, delay, hold back, pull, slow, stop  

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properly, prop, proper, propeller

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