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trample

verb [I/T]  /ˈtræm·pəl/ us  
to step heavily on or crush someone or something: [T] The commuter in a hurry tramples anyone who gets in the way. [I] fig. An employer cannot trample on the rights of employees (= damage or destroy them).
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