propelled|propelling|propelsprə'pel verb +cause to move forward with force +give an incentive for action
drive, impel, move, actuate, set in motion, get moving, move, push, thrust, force, send, launch, start:
Each galley was propelled by huge oars. The capsule is propelled by a rocket. Job opportunities propelled her to move to Bristol.
Advanced English Dictionary
+verb (-ll-) [VN][often passive] 1 to move, drive or push sth forward or in a particular direction: mechanically propelled vehicles + a boat propelled only by oars + He succeeded in propelling the ball across the line. 2[+adv./prep.] to force sb to move in a particular direction or to get into a particular situation: He was grabbed from behind and propelled through the door. + Fury propelled her into action. See also-PROPULSION
Random quote: Kind words will unlock an iron door.: Turkish proverb