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


Schomberg cudgelled his brains for a new topic, but he could not find one.

They considered her a very fine lady because she was not afraid of them, but cudgelled them about.

He had cudgelled his brain for days to find just the right subject.

He cudgelled his memory, and at last he remembered it was the face of an old comrade.

She cudgelled her brains to devise some means of getting the better of her captives.

Do you need to be cudgelled with a whole universe to begin to learn to guess?

It is a trifle after that to add that he would frequently have been cudgelled.

And though she cudgelled her brains, she could not come at it.

She was cudgelled with Paul in the Church and with her inability to fight by the State.

Then with sticks and staves they fell upon the rearguard and cudgelled them.