What are the antonyms for PROPEL?

Synonyms for PROPEL

Usage Examples for PROPEL

  1. At which, waxing with indignation, he leaped upon it, and to my surprise, did easily propel it in whatsoever direction he pleased, and its motive power appeared to be similar in every respect to the rest; so, beguiled by his representations that, under his instructions, I should speedily become a chef- d'oeuvre, I once more suffered myself to mount the machine; but whether from superabundant energy of my foot- paddling, or the alarming fact that we were upon the descent of a precipitous slope, I was soon horrified at finding that my instructor was stripped out, and I abandoned to the lurch of my Caudine fork! - "Baboo Jabberjee, B.A." by F. Anstey
  2. Gun in hand, the detective ran across the intervening space quickly, his body only a few degrees from the horizontal, and his toes paddling rapidly to propel him over the rough rock. - "Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett