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- adj. Self-propelled.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement
- adj. moved forward by its own force or momentum
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Fortunately for all concerned there is a self-propelling paradox at the centre of football's overexposure.
Blexbolex As the son of a wealthy plantation owner, Santos-Dumont had ample funds with which to join the race to build the first self-propelling airplane.
The self-propelling curiosity and self-motivated inquisitiveness that our program unlocks are what drive the learning.
Iceland appears to be a stark example of the shadow elite in action, with operators multiplying their influence by coordinating their efforts as part of an exclusive and self-propelling team that Wedel calls a "flex net."
The carnival atmosphere that has ensued from the fringes of conservatism has been a self-propelling reality show fostered by a corporate media that cares more about getting some crazy on camera than acknowledging issues that actually affect way more people.
As Auden said of Yeats, "Mad Ireland hurt you into poetry", but a tradition of writing is also self-perpetuating, self-propelling.
Instead Rooney appears to be closer to a creature from the future: an advanced expression of the modern, ruthlessly self-propelling footballer, wised-up; a self-employed businessman beholden to no one and fully aware of his own bicep-rippling commercial strength.
If I were to build my own stroller, she'd be sturdy, slender, sexy, and self-propelling.
Looking back down the decades it is obvious to me that any individual or Institution that stands confident and self-propelling, engenders anxiety in a proto-left individual.
For others, particularly those who drive home from their work, the radio can be a powerful way of casually informing listeners with a marginal, self-propelling interest in the subject.
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