a short, heavy club with one end weighted, or thicker and heavier than the other.
to strike or knock down with a bludgeon.
to force into something; coerce; bully:
The boss finally bludgeoned him into accepting responsibility.
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a stout heavy club, typically thicker at one end
a person, line of argument, etc, that is effective but unsubtle
to hit or knock down with or as with a bludgeon
(often foll by into) to force; bully; coerce: they bludgeoned him into accepting the job
to shirk. to impose on (someone). an easy task. Historical Examples In the Wrong Paradise Andrew Lang The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten In the Wrong Paradise Andrew Lang In the Wrong Paradise Andrew Lang noun (Austral & NZ, informal) a person who scrounges a person who avoids work a person in authority regarded as […]
a Mexican plant, Agave tequilana variant weber, with blue leaves, used in tequila.
the pure color of a clear sky; the primary color between green and violet in the visible spectrum, an effect of light with a wavelength between 450 and 500 nm. bluing. something having a blue color: Place the blue next to the red. a person who wears blue or is a member of a group […]
(in military or civilian defense) an alert following the first, or yellow, alert, in which air attack seems probable.