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bludgeon
American English: /ˈblədʒən/
British English: /ˈblʌdʒ(ə)n/

Translation of bludgeon in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (strike)
    Example sentences
    • He was bludgeoned to death with the butt of a pistol on the Caribbean island of Margarita on Sunday, October 16.
    • And it is no secret Martha was bludgeoned to death.
    • He was bludgeoned to death outside the nightclub.
  • 2 (bully) to bludgeon somebody into something/-ingthey have to be bludgeoned into spending less
    hay que obligarlos a reducir sus gastos
    Example sentences
    • No one, however, has reported on the extent to which voters were bludgeoned into voting one way or another by various local thugs.
    • Most of these civil societies have been bludgeoned into silence by their regimes, with even the more representative systems denying their citizens true political participation.
    • Mark was a State employee with no criminal history before he was indicted for a crime that he did not commit and now his family are finacially ruined and he has been bludgeoned into signing a plea bargain by the legal vampires.
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