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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Players' boss Gordon Taylor will not be steamrollered into accepting the government's relaxed proposals on work permits.
Karl Hawley hit a hat-trick as County were steamrollered.
Here, there are wan attempts to wring drama out of everything, from a mild protest by aboriginals decrying how Cook's legacy steamrollered their culture to laundry etiquette to the lousy food.
Those who got the joke smiled at the ironic applause - the only early spark of appreciation - after Carson steamrollered their way through the heavy instrumental Get It Up You.
They barely caught breath as each song steamrollered into the next.
The Government's controversial Bill was steamrollered through Parliament and joins the queue of legislation to be given royal assent by the Queen.
It's a little depressing to consider that decades from now, our current political climate will probably be steamrollered into ossified fodder in the history books reading thusly:
It could now be steamrollered into law under the Parliament Act, despite protests led by Tory peer Baroness Young.
Alpert, Weaver and the third Valley representative on the seven-person Neighborhood Empowerment Commission owe it to the entire Valley to not let themselves be steamrollered by downtown power politics.
A high-level Lazio delegation has spent the last 24 hours in London trying to clinch Anelka's signature, but Gunners have no intention of being steamrollered into a cut-price compromise, especially as Juventus and Parma have also shown interest in the want-away French striker.