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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"About to fulfil my obligation to Terry at Salisbury Museum," he wrote, posting a picture of a hard drive next to a steamroller.
They were expected to steamroller us but we wanted to go and spoil the party CRAWFORD
"After university I was able to purchase my own steamroller, and we now exhibit both machines.
I was at the event two years ago when I saw a video of Elvis singing Steamroller Blues and I was knocked out by his version.
"We won't steamroller teams every week as there are some really good opposition in the league.
Steamroller man had seven pints A DRIVER who had been in the employ of a firm of Newport contractors since 1925 was before Tredegar magistrates today on a charge of being drunk in charge of a steamroller.
Yet Blyth recovered from an under-par first half to "steamroller" the visitors in the closing stages.
The cover depicted a close-up shot of a large steamroller under dark and threatening skies.
Summary: A man found guilty of sending a "menacing tweet" was the victim of a legal "steamroller", the High Court has heard.
MICK McCarthy agreed that Karl Henry deserved to see red for kicking out at Marc Albrighton, who he accused of falling to the deck as if hit by a "steamroller".
This time, the IRM team sought out a piece of road-building equipment known as a steamroller. A local company provided a steamroller, a safety officer who could show how to use the machine and, if necessary, help flatten items.
arthurpage jjA 15-point handicap may put a lot of people off, but the Giants should steamroller the Raiders without any problems.
Below, Bob Gunn from Dolgellau tinkers with his full-scale, century-old ' Advance'' steamroller Pictures: ROBERT PARRY-JONES A spectator watches the rally's grand parade of tractors
Probably a lot like Mannheim Steamroller at the Hanover Theatre on Friday night.
Kurtz approvingly quotes a British viceroy of India who advocated the idea that the "steamroller" was what was needed in Waziristan.