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


At tampes, the mayor who promulgates the law is cudgeled to death.

I slackened my pace, and cudgeled my brain, as the saying is, for some moments.

Mullen, batting for Pipp, cudgeled the ball to left, and Baker and Gedeon counted.

He cudgeled his brains as to what answer he could make to the Emperor.

He cudgeled his brains to invent some reasonable excuse for bidding her farewell.

Why should I cudgel my brains with your new music when I have cudgeled them cruelly with the old?

However, all six cudgeled their brains to invent striking names.

In vain Jack cudgeled his brains for a solution to the mystery.

Cassio cudgeled Roderigo, who ran into the presence of Montano, the ex-governor.

She cudgeled her brains too for new decorative schemes for his paper-work.