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ram·rod / ˈramˌräd/ • n. a rod for ramming down the charge of a muzzleloading firearm. ∎  used in similes and metaphors to describe someone's erect or rigid posture: he held himself ramrod straight. ∎  a person, esp. one in a position of leadership, who is strict and uncompromising. • v. (-rod·ded, -rod·ding) [tr.] (ramrod something through) force a proposed measure to be accepted or completed quickly: they ramrodded through legislation voiding the court injunctions.

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