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Synonyms for bludgeon

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Synonyms for bludgeon

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

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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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BY KIM PILLING BY KIM PILLING A MAN who bludgeoned his wife to death has gone missing and police believe he may have fled to Scotland.
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Prosecutors claimed Ruddy bludgeoned and stabbed Eric, 64, and strangled Carol, 54, with a HDMI cable at their home on Bentinck Street, Elswick.
The attack had come a day after a convicted Indian spy Sarabjit Singh died after being bludgeoned with a brick by fellow inmates at a Pakistani prison.
Guwahati: Police in northeast India said they believed workers on a tea plantation who bludgeoned their boss and his wife to death last month also ate parts of their bodies.
Bludgeoned death: "The local woman was arrested on suspicion of murder; she continues to help police with their enquiries."
The 80-year-old was bludgeoned to death at the kitchen table of remote Kildinny Farm near Forteviot, Perthshire, on Monday.
The 77-year-old was bludgeoned to death with a hammer at her home in Hexham, Northumberland.
Summary: A British University student has been found bludgeoned to death while working in Poland.
Cao denied being in the room when Kevin was bludgeoned to death with a hammer or when Cici was suffocated.
A MAN has denied the murder of two Chinese graduates found bludgeoned to death at their home.
He is now in intensive care in hospital after being bludgeoned with a metal baton by the men.
The jury in the trial of an horrific murder were today visiting the home where four members of one family were found bludgeoned to death.
To avoid being paraded in front of foreign journalists in 1969, Stockdale bludgeoned his face with a wooden stool and cut his scalp with a razor, knowing the North Vietnamese would not display a disfigured prisoner.