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synonyms for bludgeon

  • bat
  • club
  • stick
  • truncheon
See also synonyms for: bludgeons
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How to use bludgeon in a sentence

In Azerbaijan, she said, the ruling party was wielding Facebook as a bludgeon to harass the opposition.
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He was rejoicing in the upheaval that permitted debts to be paid with a bludgeon and money to be made without toil.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I had this time taken care to come out provided with a stout bludgeon and a sword.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
The secret of their power is their insensibility to blows; tickle them with a bludgeon and they laugh with a platitude.
THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARYAMBROSE BIERCE
He did not draw their blood personally with the usual weapons of homicide—pistol, dagger, bludgeon or ax.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
He dealt the bludgeon blows of one who seemed to boast that he was not clever but tried to be honest.
LADY LILITHSTEPHEN MCKENNA
With a hunch of his powerful shoulders, he swung his mighty bludgeon of a bat hard against the ball.
THE BOY SCOUTS OF LAKEVILLE HIGHLESLIE W. QUIRK
The symbol of the North is the pen; the symbol of the South is the bludgeon.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
He has horns like the catfish, and is knobbed like a bludgeon-squash.
OUTLINES OF ZUI CREATION MYTHSFRANK HAMILTON CUSHING
His bludgeon, or—considering his present connection—may we say his shillelagh?
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARAVARI, VOLUME 93, OCTOBER 8, 1887VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BLUDGEON

  • badger
  • bludgeon
  • bluster
  • bulldoze
  • bully
  • coerce
  • cow
  • despotize
  • domineer
  • dragoon
  • frighten
  • harass
  • hector
  • intimidate
  • lean on
  • lord it over
  • oppress
  • overawe
  • overbear
  • put heat on
  • put the chill on
  • put through the wringer
  • threaten
  • tyrannize
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.