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rough up

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  1. rough upverb

    treat violently

    "The police strong-armed the suspect"

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  1. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio:

    Someone who's basically encouraged people in the audience to rough up anyone who stands up and says something he doesn't like.

  2. The New York Times:

    The Trump lawyers' strategy is to cooperate with Mueller on the inside game. The outside chorus tries to rough up Mueller, in case his findings are trouble for POTUS.

  3. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio:

    I think we also have to look at the rhetoric coming from the front-runner in the presidential campaign, someone who's basically encouraged people in the audience to rough up anyone who stands up and says something he doesn't like.

  4. Sam Harrison:

    Sometimes you rough up the reeds and you can see one of them swimming towards you.

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