bludgeon


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Synonyms for bludgeon

Synonyms for bludgeon

to domineer or drive into compliance by the use of as threats or force, for example

Synonyms for bludgeon

a club used as a weapon

overcome or coerce as if by using a heavy club

strike with a club or a bludgeon

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Then Will Carling's England team, having used the bludgeon very effectively to get as far as the final, decided to chuck the ball about in the final and lost to Australia, who were far better at it.
In that hard terrain a softer practice point like the Saunders Bludgeon would have been more suitable.
Despite these sacrifices, their managers are intent on using the bludgeon of the bankruptcy court to achieve labor contract changes far in excess of what is necessary for successful restructuring.
ONE could foresee that a mentally-ill man discharged from hospital would go on to bludgeon his mother and sister to death with an axe less than 48 hours later, a coroner has ruled.
A MAN accused of helping to bludgeon two men to death claims he would not be capable of killing anybody.
POLICE were today trying to discover what drove a respected policeman to bludgeon to death his wife and two of his young sons with a claw hammer before hanging himself.
But first they must terrorize their designated victims with interminable Germanic thoroughness, as though the killers mean to bludgeon the family - and audience - to death with sheer vacuity.
In May, Arrondo filed a lawsuit against Pilgrim's Pride and its insurance companies and adjusters for interfering with his doctor/patient relationship, alleging that the company retaliated against him for his efforts to improve working conditions at the plant, and that the defendants were trying to bludgeon him financially into compliance.
I obviously want to do her proud because she's done so, I mean as bananas as she is and darling, she also raises such a lot of money, she really knows how to bludgeon with glamour" the actor said.
From her hospital bed, for "three terrible days," Christina watched a drunken Joan bludgeon her way through live soap opera episodes.
In essence, the feds are using the tool to bludgeon a private company into providing proprietary information to which Washington has no right, but might help them back up the argument that Internet filters do not protect children from pornography.
The attack on daughter Katie showed that the iron pole used to bludgeon her to death was also forced into her brain and yanked out again three times.
Is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act a much needed update to laws that lag technology - or a bludgeon in the hands of media companies that can't come to terms with the future?
Walker told the meeting the task force said they were going to bludgeon his family's emu because the bird was too big for a bag.
Extending the classic storyline of the original 3-D action/role-playing game, Hexen II challenges players to hack, bludgeon and stab their way through 30 levels in four demon-infested worlds.