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Antonyms for roughshod
ˈrʌfˈʃɒdroughshod

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  1. roughshodadjective

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

    Antonyms:
    humane, unshoed, unshod, submissive

    Synonyms:
    savage, fell, heavy-handed, vicious, cruel, barbarous, brutal

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

    (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"

    Antonyms:
    humane, unshod, unshoed, submissive

    Synonyms:
    wild, uncivilized, fierce, savage, deplorable, reprehensible, fell, beastly, unrelenting, venomous, criminal, brute(a), condemnable, barbaric, evil, feral, cruel, poisonous, barbarous, vicious, furious, ferocious, barbarian, heavy-handed, brutish, bestial, brutal, ferine, uncivilised

  3. heavy-handed, roughshodadjective

    unjustly domineering

    "incensed at the government's heavy-handed economic policies"; "a manager who rode roughshod over all opposition"

    Antonyms:
    unshoed, unshod, humane, submissive

    Synonyms:
    left-handed, savage, heavy-handed, bumbling, butterfingered, handless, barbarous, fell, cruel, vicious, ham-handed, ham-fisted, bungling, brutal

How to use roughshod in a sentence?

  1. Mohamed Elmessiry:

    These are practices associated with the darkest hours of Mubarak’s rule if not worse. Egypt's security forces cannot run roughshod over detainees' rights like this.

  2. Don Shafer:

    We ended up having to terminate Vester Lee Flanagan contract and let Vester Lee Flanagan go for bizarre behavior and fighting with other employees, vester Lee Flanagan threatened to punch people out, and Vester Lee Flanagan was kind of running fairly roughshod over other people in the newsroom.

  3. Josh Billings:

    The more humble a man is before God the more he will be exalted; the more humble he is before man, the more he will get rode roughshod.

  4. Benjamin Weingarten:

    That House Democrats' final act in the majority was to strike one last blow in their relentless war against Donald Trump — in the process running roughshod over the very norms and institutions they so claim to cherish — marks a fitting end to their progressive rule, and tells you all you need to know about their priorities and posture as they lose their grip on power, this was of a piece with the Soviet show trial-style January 6th Committee that recently reached its unceremonious conclusion, the primary purpose of which was never to unearth truth or hold people to account, but to politically persecute political foes declared guilty at the outset while the Biden Justice Department does the Democrats' legal bidding in criminalizing its political opponents.

  5. Ernest Bower:

    If the ASEAN leaders feel that the United States is investing in ASEAN ... that would encourage even the weakest, the most susceptible ASEAN states to sign on with their brothers to make these statements, no one in Southeast Asia wants the Chinese to run roughshod over their smaller neighbors.

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