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See definition of steamroll on Dictionary.com
  • as ininduce
  • as inpush
  • as inpush
  • as indefeat
  • as indrive
  • as inenact

synonyms for steamroll

  • activate
  • breed
  • bring about
  • cause
  • coax
  • convince
  • engender
  • generate
  • lead to
  • motivate
  • persuade
  • produce
  • promote
  • prompt
  • urge
  • abet
  • actuate
  • bulldoze
  • cajole
  • draw
  • effect
  • get
  • goose
  • impel
  • incite
  • influence
  • instigate
  • make
  • move
  • occasion
  • press
  • procure
  • soft-soap
  • squeeze
  • sway
  • sweet-talk
  • wheedle
  • argue into
  • bring around
  • draw in
  • get up
  • give rise to
  • prevail upon
  • sell one on
  • set in motion
  • suck in
  • talk into
  • twist one's arm
  • win over
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antonyms for steamroll

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  • destroy
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • kill
  • prevent
  • stop
  • delay
  • deter
  • fail
  • impede
  • leave alone
  • lose
  • repel
  • stay
  • hinder
  • pull
  • leave alone
  • rest
  • discourage
  • stop
  • keep
  • hold
  • hide
  • conceal
  • suppress
  • repress
  • wait
  • slow
  • delay
  • calm
  • laze
  • retard
  • dissuade
  • remain
  • hinder
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How to use steamroll in a sentence

So there’s precedent for the Lakers either steamrolling opponents, now that their stars are on the court, or fading after the season’s avalanche of injuries.
THE LAKERS AREN’T LIKE ANY DEFENDING CHAMPS WE’VE SEENLOUIS ZATZMANMAY 18, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The Senate rules maven said unexpectedly that Democrats could use the procedural equivalent of a quadruple jump in Olympic ice skating to steamroll a massive infrastructure bill into law with only Democratic votes.
THE WHEELS SEEM TO BE COMING OFF DEMOCRATS’ INFRASTRUCTURE PLANSPHILIP ELLIOTTAPRIL 8, 2021TIME
That work continued into the January runoffs in Georgia and has now steamrolled to fight the latest legislation with the new voting restrictions.
‘THIS THING PASSED AND THEN YOU SAID SOMETHING’: BRANDS PRESSURED ON NEW GEORGIA VOTING LAW AMID EVOLVING CONSUMER EXPECTATIONSKIMEKO MCCOYAPRIL 5, 2021DIGIDAY
Frankly, I think it might have sent a message, but probably only for a one-day news cycle before the president just steamrolled it and moved on.
Q&A WITH ‘ANONYMOUS’: MILES TAYLOR ON HIS SECRET, WHY HE DIDN’T RESIGN AND MOREPHILIP RUCKER, CAROL D. LEONNIGOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Despite maps that were drawn to favor Republicans, Democrats steamrolled Republicans in metro Philadelphia in 2018, cutting their deficit to four seats in the state Senate and nine seats in the state House.
COULD DEMOCRATS WIN FULL CONTROL OF MORE STATE GOVERNMENTS THAN REPUBLICANS?NATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 20, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The Lakers steamrolled through most of the regular season and, despite a drop-off in the seeding games, comfortably landed the No.
THE LAKERS AND HEAT MISSED THE PLAYOFFS. THEN THEY STARTED COOKING THEIR FINALS ROSTERS.JARED DUBINOCTOBER 1, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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