Roughshod sentence example

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  • But Tait had none of Tillotson's gentleness, and he rode roughshod over the obstacles in his way.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Tesco must not be allowed to ride roughshod over a local democratic process in this way.

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  • The Government are already riding roughshod over popular opinion in their dash for wind.

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  • The Guardian said " Need to preserve pubic order does not permit the police to ride roughshod over the rights of ordinary people ".

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  • You cannot ride roughshod over a local community 's feelings without rebellion.

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  • It is riding roughshod over people 's views as it does so.

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  • The Government seems ready to exploit the national fear by riding roughshod over principles which have long been sacrosanct.

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  • Southern's antipathy to elaboration becomes most damaging, however, when she rides roughshod over recent scholarly consensus.

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  • The Guardian said " Need to preserve pubic order does not permit the police to ride roughshod over the rights of ordinary people " .

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