from The Century Dictionary.

  • Excessive.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of ram.
  • adjective colloquial Filled to capacity with people.


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  • Detroit's Jon Barry lost the ball and drew a technical foul for complaining after Martin rammed home a breakaway dunk. - Nets sweep road set from Pistons

  • One of the two lunged at Lord John, but the Englishman was swifter and his sword rammed hard into the Frenchman's belly.

    Sharpe's Waterloo

  • Gwalchmai's sword rammed home alongside Prasamaccus 'arrow.

    Ghost King

  • He lunged at the man and his sword rammed itself between the man's ribs, grated, then a French hand gripped Sharpe's blade, blood showed at his fingers, but the man held on, tugged, and another man clawed at Sharpe's face.

    Sharpe's Siege

  • The onrushing animal crashed to its knees as Casca's sword rammed straight through the hide and flesh, piercing its heart.

    The Eternal Mercenary

  • Dublin - completely rammed, which is impressive considering one of the teams is an isolationist communist state.

    RTÉ News

  • "Certainly when an actual Sea Shepherd ship gets rammed, that is an escalation," Boykoff said. - Local News

  • And if Sen. Enzi would have been a Senator when LBJ and the Democrats went it alone and "rammed" Medicare down our throats, he would have been saying the same thing then as he is now.

    GOP senator blasts Dems health care proposals

  • Here in the Senate debate, as Mitch McConnell was saying earlier, much different than the House where they just kind of rammed it through.

    CNN Transcript Nov 22, 2009

  • The Democratic Alliance's Gloria Borman said the haste with which the bill was "rammed" through Parliament was unacceptable, as some aspects had needed extensive consultation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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