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steamroll

[steem-rohl] /ˈstimˌroʊl/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; by back formation
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Examples from the web for steamroll
  • We have let this administration steamroll over citizens for years from privacy rights to scientific beliefs.
  • The prolonged rounds of betting leave plenty of time for an outrageous bluff to steamroll the other players into folding.
  • In the interests of this, it is more than happy to steamroll over questions of character and plotting.
  • Give everybody my regards, and don't let those high-powered boys steamroll you.

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