steamroller

Definitions of steamroller
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n vehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavements

Synonyms:
road roller
Type of:
vehicle
a conveyance that transports people or objects

n a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way

Synonyms:
juggernaut
Type of:
force, power
one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority

v crush with a steamroller as if to level

steamroller the road”
Type of:
crush, mash, squash, squeeze, squelch
to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

v make level or flat with a steamroller

Synonyms:
steamroll
Type of:
flatten
make flat or flatter

v bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure

“The Senator steamrollered the bill to defeat”
Synonyms:
steamroll
steamroll
overwhelm by using great force
steamroll
proceed with great force
Type of:
coerce, force, hale, pressure, squeeze
to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

v overwhelm by using great force

steamroller the opposition”
Synonyms:
steamroll
steamroll
bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure
Type of:
overmaster, overpower, overwhelm
overcome by superior force

v proceed with great force

“The new teacher tends to steamroller
Synonyms:
steamroll
steamroll
bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure
Type of:
go, move, proceed
follow a procedure or take a course

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