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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Unjustly domineering; (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; (of a horse) having horseshoes with projecting nails to prevent slipping.

Usage examples (40)
  • There were already signs that the African National Congress intended riding "roughshod" over opposition parties.
  • BCGI and RUSAL have run "roughshod" over Guyanese workers and the union.
  • The Conservative MP accused the Business Department of riding "roughshod" over residents 'worries.
  • ` I've lived in Port Richmond east of Aramingo for the past 6 years, and we're anything but "roughshod". for more
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