bludgeon into

phr verb
Bludgeon into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑submission

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  • bludgeon — v. 1) (d; tr.) ( to force by beating ) to bludgeon into (to bludgeon smb. into doing smt.) (also fig.) 2) (misc.) to bludgeon smb. to death * * * [ blʌdʒ(ə)n] (d; tr.) ( to force by beating ) to bludgeon into (to bludgeon smb. into doing smt.)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bludgeon — blud|geon1 [ˈblʌdʒən] v [T] 1.) to hit someone several times with something heavy ▪ He was bludgeoned to death with a hammer. 2.) to force someone to do something by making threats or arguing with them bludgeon into ▪ I won t let myself be… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bludgeon (Transformers) — Bludgeon is the name of several fictional characters in the Transformers universes.Transformers: Generation 1Transformers character name=Bludgeon affiliation=Decepticon alternatemodes=Cybertronian tank (somewhat resembling an M1 Abrams) motto= To …   Wikipedia

  • bludgeon — ► NOUN ▪ a thick stick with a heavy end, used as a weapon. ► VERB 1) beat with a bludgeon. 2) bully into doing something. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • bludgeon — UK [ˈblʌdʒ(ə)n] / US [ˈblʌdʒən] verb [transitive] Word forms bludgeon : present tense I/you/we/they bludgeon he/she/it bludgeons present participle bludgeoning past tense bludgeoned past participle bludgeoned 1) to hit someone hard with a heavy… …   English dictionary

  • bludgeon — bludg|eon [ blʌdʒən ] verb transitive 1. ) to hit someone hard with a heavy object: bludgeon someone to death: Atkinson had been bludgeoned to death in his apartment. 2. ) to force someone to do something by repeated arguments or threats:… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bludgeon — [[t]blʌ̱ʤ(ə)n[/t]] bludgeons, bludgeoning, bludgeoned 1) VERB To bludgeon someone means to hit them several times with a heavy object. [V n] He broke into the old man s house and bludgeoned him with a hammer... [V ed to n] A wealthy businessman… …   English dictionary

  • bludgeon — bludgeoner, bludgeoneer /bluj euh near /, n. /bluj euhn/, n. 1. a short, heavy club with one end weighted, or thicker and heavier than the other. v.t. 2. to strike or knock down with a bludgeon. 3. to force into something; coerce; bully: The boss …   Universalium

  • bludgeon — [ blʌdʒ(ə)n] noun a thick stick with a heavy end, used as a weapon. verb 1》 beat with a bludgeon. 2》 bully into doing something. Origin C18: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • bludgeon — bludg•eon [[t]ˈblʌdʒ ən[/t]] n. 1) a short, heavy club with one end thicker and heavier than the other 2) to strike or knock down with a bludgeon 3) to force into something; bully • Etymology: 1720–30; orig. uncert. bludg′eon•er, n …   From formal English to slang

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