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Aquino credited his parents with imbuing in him the desire to “take up the cudgels for those who have less in life, for the powerless,” he told Time magazine in 2010 while running for president.
BENIGNO AQUINO III, PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT WHO FOUGHT CORRUPTION AND CHINESE TERRITORIAL CLAIMS, DIES AT 61REGINE CABATO, WILLIAM BRANIGINJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Gaetz is a prolific user of social media and the kind of social media user who alternately deploys it for jokes or as a cudgel.
THE MATT GAETZ ALLEGATION, EXPLAINEDPHILIP BUMPMARCH 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That the issue is being used as a cudgel targeting Democrats isn’t subtle.
THE ONE SIMPLE TELL THAT REVEALS FOX NEWS’S SEUSS OBSESSION FOR WHAT IT ISPHILIP BUMPMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With high mandatory sentences as a cudgel, prosecutors pervasively threaten defendants with draconian charges that could lead to years of imprisonment.
A FED-UP JUDGE CONDEMNS THE INEQUITIES IN AMERICA’S LEGAL SYSTEMMICHAEL BOBELIANFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That be it as it may, this cudgel that is used to make this man we can call The Mark feel like he’s lucky to be where he is, is actually working since he clearly feels bad about where he might be.
WHAT IT MEANS WHEN YOUR WIFE SAYS SHE SLEPT WITH GEORGE CLOONEYEUGENE ROBINSONDECEMBER 8, 2020OZY
That's the very way we lost the battle:—for had the two parties never met, depend on't, one had never cudgel'd the other.
THE BATTLE OF HEXHAM;GEORGE COLMAN
The higher classes have generally handsome pistols or great knives, the others content themselves with a good cudgel.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Behind him on the roof of one of the houses we saw a man with a long cudgel which he shook at the monkey.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
He still carried his cane, but he had no use for it, save to clutch it in one hand more after the manner of a cudgel than a cane.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
I am about to fulfil a great act of justice by braining you with my cudgel like a wolf caught in a trap.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CUDGEL

  • beat
  • bludgeon
  • cast
  • charge
  • crash
  • cudgel
  • destroy
  • fling
  • hit
  • hurl
  • hurtle
  • lunge
  • plunge
  • shatter
  • shiver
  • slam
  • sling
  • smash
  • splash
  • splatter
  • splinter
  • throw
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