propel

verb /pɹəˈpɛl/
a) To cause to move in a certain direction.

When it had advanced from the wood, it hopped much after the fashion of a kangaroo, using its hind feet and tail to propel it, and when it stood erect, it sat upon its tail.

b) To make to arrive to a certain situation or result.

I can discern your nature and see that even without any arguments (logoi) from me it will propel you to what you say you are drawn towards,


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