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bludgeon

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a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment
  • guards armed with bludgeons roamed the compound

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bludgeon

verb

Synonyms of bludgeon (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • remodelers bludgeoned the wall with a sledgehammer to join the two rooms

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The first known use of bludgeon was in 1730

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“Bludgeon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bludgeon. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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