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Definition 1: a club used as a weapon - [noun denoting artifact]

(bludgeon is a kind of ...) stout stick that is larger at one end

"he carried a club in self defense" "he felt as if he had been hit with a club"

(... is a kind of bludgeon ) a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people

Definition 2: strike with a club or a bludgeon - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for bludgeon in the sense of this definition

(bludgeon is a kind of ...) deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

"He hit her hard in the face"

Samples where bludgeon or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The teacher bludgeoned the students into learning the math formulas

(bludgeon is a kind of ...) to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means

"She forced him to take a job in the city" "He squeezed her for information"

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