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1‘they are planning to bulldoze the park and build workers' flats’
demolish, knock down, tear down, pull down, flatten, fell, level, raze, raze to the ground, clear, destroy, lay waste to
2‘the forward bulldozed his way through to score’
force one's way, muscle, bludgeon one's way, plunge, crash, sweep, bundle, hustle
3‘she believes that to build status you need to bulldoze everyone else’
bully, hector, browbeat, intimidate, coerce, steamroller, badger, boss about, boss around, dragoon, cow, bludgeon, persecute, domineer, oppress, pressure, pressurize, tyrannize, terrorize, menace, subjugate, strong-arm, use strong-arm tactics on
informal railroad, lean on
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