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Synonyms for roughshodˈrʌfˈʃɒd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. roughshod(adj)

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

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

    Antonyms:
    humane, unshoed, unshod, submissive

  2. barbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious(adj)

    (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"

    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

    Antonyms:
    humane, unshod, unshoed, submissive

  3. heavy-handed, roughshod(adj)

    unjustly domineering

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

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

    Antonyms:
    unshoed, unshod, humane, submissive

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#55032deplorable
#58505reprehensible
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#70510beastly
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#102327uncivilized
#108120bungling
#126547roughshod
#236180uncivilised
#290986condemnable

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