vb , -pels, -pelling, -pelled tr to impel, drive, or cause to move forwards
(C15: from Latin propellere to drive onwards, from pro-1 + pellere to drive)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
drive, force, impel, launch, push, send, set in motion, shoot, shove, start, thrust
check, delay, hold back, pull, slow, stop
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