Synonyms of bludgeon in English:

bludgeon


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noun

1‘they were violently assaulted by hooligans wielding bludgeons’

SYNONYMS
cudgel, club, stick, truncheon, baton, bat, heavy weapon, blunt instrument
North American nightstick, blackjack
British informal cosh

verb

1‘he was waylaid by four of them and bludgeoned to death’

SYNONYMS
batter, cudgel, club, strike, hit, beat, beat up, hammer, thrash
informal clobber

2‘there are few things worse than being bludgeoned into reading a book you hate’

SYNONYMS
coerce, force, compel, press, pressurize, pressure, drive, bully, browbeat, hector, badger, dragoon, steamroller
oblige, make, prevail on, constrain
informal strong-arm, railroad, bulldoze, put the screws on, tighten the screws on, turn the screws on