Roughshod Sentence Examples
But Tait had none of Tillotson's gentleness, and he rode roughshod over the obstacles in his way.
The police were to be employed, it was said, as the instruments of a new despotism, the enlisted members of a new standing army, under the centralized authority, riding roughshod over the peaceable citizens.
It was a hollow truce, since the subject of the constitutions was not mentioned; and Thomas returned to England with the determination of riding roughshod over the king's supporters.
Tesco must not be allowed to ride roughshod over a local democratic process in this way.
The Government are already riding roughshod over popular opinion in their dash for wind.Advertisement
The Guardian said " Need to preserve pubic order does not permit the police to ride roughshod over the rights of ordinary people ".
You cannot ride roughshod over a local community 's feelings without rebellion.
It is riding roughshod over people 's views as it does so.
The Government seems ready to exploit the national fear by riding roughshod over principles which have long been sacrosanct.
Southern's antipathy to elaboration becomes most damaging, however, when she rides roughshod over recent scholarly consensus.Advertisement
The Guardian said " Need to preserve pubic order does not permit the police to ride roughshod over the rights of ordinary people " .