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Verb: steamroll  'steem,rówl
  1. Bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure
    "The Senator steamrolled the bill to defeat";
    - steamroller
  2. Proceed with great force
    "The new teacher tends to steamroll";
    - steamroller
  3. Overwhelm by using great force
    "steamroll the opposition";
    - steamroller
  4. Make level or flat with a steamroller
    "steamroll the roads";
    - steamroller

Derived forms: steamrolled, steamrolling, steamrolls

Type of: coerce, flatten, force, go, hale [archaic], move, overmaster, overpower, overwhelm, pancake, pressure, proceed, squeeze

Encyclopedia: Steamroll