how to pronounce cudgel


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cudgel is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of cudgel in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… like a cudgel having added control of …”

meanings of cudgel


  1. A short heavy club with a rounded head used as a weapon.
  2. Anything that can be used as a threat to force one's will on another.


  1. To strike with a cudgel.
  2. To exercise (one's wits or brains).

cudgel frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cudgel occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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