club, batter, beat, strike, belt (informal), clobber (slang), pound, cosh (British), cudgel, beat or knock seven bells out of (informal)
bully, force, cow, intimidate, railroad (informal), hector, coerce, bulldoze (informal), dragoon, steamroller, browbeat, tyrannize
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Translations for 'bludgeon'
- British English: bludgeon VERB
To bludgeon someone means to hit them several times with a heavy object.He broke into the old man's house and bludgeoned him with a hammer.
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