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Bulldoze  v. t.  (past & past part. bulldozed; pres. part. bulldozing)  To intimidate; to restrain or coerce by intimidation or violence; used originally of the intimidation of negro voters, in Louisiana. (Slang, U.S.)

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"Bulldoze" Quotes from Famous Books

... aspen leaf, tremble like an aspen leaf, tremble all over; quake, quaver, quiver, quail. grow pale, turn pale; blench, stand aghast; not dare to say one's soul is one's own. inspire fear, excite fear, inspire awe, excite awe; raise apprehensions^; be in a daze, bulldoze [U.S.]; faze, feeze [U.S.]; give an alarm, raise an alarm, sound an alarm; alarm, startle, scare, cry 'wolf', disquiet, dismay; fright, frighten, terrify; astound; fright from one's propriety; fright out of one's ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... of the reception hall of Yogen temple where I went to the funeral of my father, looked exactly like this Porcupine. A priest told me the picture was the face of a strange creature called Idaten. To-day he was pretty sore, and frequently stared at me with his fiery eyes rolling. "You can't bulldoze me with that," I thought, and rolled my own in defiance and stared back at him. My eyes are not well-shaped but their large size is seldom beaten by others. Kiyo even once suggested that I should make a fine actor because ...
— Botchan (Master Darling) • Mr. Kin-nosuke Natsume, trans. by Yasotaro Morri

Words linked to "Bulldoze" :   level, squeeze, take down, rase, raze, dismantle, wedge, force, pull down, tear down, bulldozer

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