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Overview of adj roughshod

The adj roughshod has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. roughshod

((of a horse) having horseshoes with projecting nails to prevent slipping)

2. barbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious

((of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks")

3. heavy-handed, roughshod

(unjustly domineering; "incensed at the government's heavy-handed economic policies"; "a manager who rode roughshod over all opposition") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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