steamroller


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Synonyms for steamroller

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

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vehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavements

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bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure

proceed with great force

crush with a steamroller as if to level

overwhelm by using great force

make level or flat with a steamroller

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15 the same night near the spot where it had been seen earlier by a police sergeant the steamroller was seen standing in the lane on the opposite side of the road with the rear end causing an obstruction.
In addition to being a holiday tradition for many families, the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tour regularly attracts repeat attendance from multi-generational guests and is one of the longest running tours in the music industry.
The steamroller went into retirement in the mid-60s and was in a council yard in Llangefni for years.
While on the vehicle, Mr Matchett sounded the whistle and wished it a happy birthday before the steamroller returned to the museum in Fairfax Street where it will be on show until the spring.
Joined for the night by an orchestra of local musicians, the Steamroller then slowed the tempo with the pensive - even ominous - "Sonata" and the reflective "Amber," which highlighted the work of keyboardist Jonathan Swoboda.
BELIEF: Claude Makelele says Chelsea are like a steamroller
It is believed the 10-tonne steamroller, which has a top speed of 6mph, developed mechanical difficulties and Mrs Marsh jumped off to inspect the problem and try to 'chock' the wheels when it rolled forward
And some days when you are beginning to pick yourself up slightly, that steamroller comes and reverses over you.
PHOENIX -- Mannheim Steamroller and American Idol runner-up David Archuleta will star in PANDORA[R] Unforgettable Holiday Moments on Ice.
It was recorded in a New Age style similar to Mannheim Steamroller and Yanni.
A REFURBISHED steamroller that first became operational in the 1920s is to visit agricultural and transport shows this summer.
Heartwarming Holiday Traditions Return with Grinchmas, Macy's Holiday Parade and Holiday Music Sensation Mannheim Steamroller - with More Concerts than Ever Before
A STEAMROLLER stole the show on Newcastle's quayside The 12-tonne Coquet Lass was yesterday used as a giant printing machine in the Stupendous Steamroller Printing Event as part of the International Print Biennale.
PAUL TROLLOPE saw his Bristol Rovers side steamroller Millwall and then turned his attention immediately to next season.
Though best known for its Christmas music (26 million yuletide albums sold and counting), New Age music chart topper Mannheim Steamroller is a band for all seasons.