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prō-pellō pulī, pulsus, ere,

to drive forward, drive forth, drive away, drive out: hostīs, Cs.: hostem a castris, L.: pecora pastum propulsa, L.: in profundum e scopulo corpora, O.: saxa in subeuntes, hurl, Cu.: propulsa fragorem Silva dat, broken down, O.—Fig., to drive on, actuate, move, impel: si paulo longius Caecilium pietas propulisset: ad inlecebras propulsa pecora, L.: alqm ad voluntariam mortem, Ta.—To drive away, keep off: periculum vitae a me, L.: frigus diramque famem, H.

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