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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Sir Terry's hard drive was steamrollered at the Great Dorset Steam Fair by a vintage John Fowler & Co steamroller named Lord Jericho.
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.
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.
policymakers have embraced an irrelevant paradigm perpetuated by ignorance of the Muslim world and arrogance towards it that is the main cause of so many American foreign policy failures--including Pakistan, where General Musharraf has utilized Kurtz's steamroller multiple times with absolutely zero success.
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.
The men who calculate these odds have not overlooked that the Hobbitry are so dedicated (nay,obsessional), that they have an unsurpassable electoral machine that will steamroller over the Jane Austen devotees, who probably don't even know how to text,egad.
More than 3,500 visitors attended the event featuring Thomas, Bertie the Bus, George the Steamroller and the Fat Controller.
If you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the pavement," said lay Feiertag, Asset Manager - Corporate properties with Fleet Bank.
The back-to-back wins would create a steamroller that would crush the inexperienced rivals that dared to challenge the Dole machine.
If the Republican steamroller keeps rolling, Gingrich's innovation may become a model for future House management.
The new factor was the steamroller effect -- the effect of the relentless, coordinated attacks against defense systems and their communications by tactical support jamming, stealthy aircraft, stand-off weapons and other means of air defense suppression.
PHOENIX -- Mannheim Steamroller and American Idol runner-up David Archuleta will star in PANDORA[R] Unforgettable Holiday Moments on Ice.
The musical style is similar to Mannheim Steamroller, Isao Tomita and Vangelis.