run roughshod

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Definition of run roughshod

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: to completely ignore the opinions, rights, or feelings of others He achieved success by ruthlessly running roughshod over anyone who got in his way.

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“Run roughshod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/run%20roughshod. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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