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steamroller

steam·roll·er

steamroller

pronunciation:
stim ro lr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a vehicle with a massive roller, used esp. in road construction for smoothing, crushing, and the like.
definition 2: any force or influence that overpowers opposition.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: steamrollered, steamrollering, steamrollers
definition 1: to use a steamroller on.
definition 2: to suppress or defeat by overwhelming power; crush.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: resembling a steamroller in action; devastatingly forceful.
derivation: steamroll (v.)
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