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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Make level or flat with a machine; Overwhelm by using great force; Proceed with great force; Bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure.

Usage examples (37)
  • steamroll the roads
  • Eliot Spitzer, elected in 2006 with a huge mandate, tried to "steamroll" a bunch of hacks in Albany.
  • He accused the Government and ANC of trying to "steamroll" an agreement through the negotiating council.
  • The Chinese certainly assume that they can "steamroll" this administration, as we saw from the last meeting there. for more
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