Sledgehammer



[slej-ham-er] /ˈslɛdʒˌhæm ər/
noun
1.
a large heavy hammer wielded with both hands.
verb (used with or without object)
2.
to hammer, beat, or strike with or as if with a sledgehammer.
adjective
3.
crudely or ruthlessly forceful; lacking all dexterity or grace:
the artist’s sledgehammer approach.
sledgehammer
/ˈslɛdʒˌhæmə/
noun
1.
a large heavy hammer with a long handle used with both hands for heavy work such as forging iron, breaking rocks, etc
2.
(modifier) resembling the action of a sledgehammer in power, ruthlessness, etc: a sledgehammer blow
verb
3.
(transitive) to strike (something) with or as if with a sledgehammer

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