Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BLUDGEONING

They staggered for a while, as if stunned by the bludgeoning of the disaster.

You can see for yourself how well Rhea has withstood the bludgeoning of time.

I never thought any ship could stand the bludgeoning she got.

Under the bludgeoning of chanceMy head is bloody, but unbowed.

High hopes were once formed of democracy; but democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

Goring bulls, bludgeoning men, tempest and flood—wherever and whatever the danger, he went straight to it.

This was not a happy utterance, though it hardly merited Punch's bludgeoning.

Possibly they could steal away his consciousness by drugging or bludgeoning, but it would be racial suicide to attempt it.

They had no desire to seem even remotely responsible for the bludgeoning of the Genevan ministers.

Nat's to pocket his bludgeoning, I suppose, and I am to bear the blame and lose my share.