verb (used with object)
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Origin of bludgeon
OTHER WORDS FROM bludgeonbludg·eon·er, bludg·eon·eer [bluhj-uh-neer], /ˌblʌdʒ əˈnɪər/, noun
Example sentences from the Web for bludgeon
Last year, House Republicans had to be bludgeoned into renewing the Violence Against Women Act.
Steck crumpled to the moraine, and it looked as though he'd be bludgeoned to death.
Caterpillar notched record profits in 2012 and then in early 2013 bludgeoned its unions into accepting a six-year wage freeze.Henry Ford Understood That Raising Wages Would Bring Him More Profit|Daniel Gross|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Zainab, 7, was shot in the shoulder and bludgeoned with a blunt weapon, leaving her with a fractured skull.
And then she bludgeoned him to death, proving her loyalty to Amanda/Emily.‘Revenge’: The 12 Most Memorable Twists in the Wicked First Season|Jace Lacob|May 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Aylmer began to feel as if his wits as well as his body had been bludgeoned.The Pursuit|Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
That awful struggle had bludgeoned the home planet back to savagery, and left Coar and Sennech little better off.Tulan|Carroll Mather Capps
Bludgeoned a captain on his ship but the man's wife held on to him and yelled till rescue came.Port O' Gold|Louis John Stellman
It was invaded by gangs of men armed with clubs, who bludgeoned every Armenian to be found there.The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay|Lord Eversley
He plied the medium with questions, bludgeoned her with requests for evidence that she was not deluded or deluding.Mountain Meditations|L. Lind-af-Hageby