And that we can target it like a surgeon - you know, we need more of a surgeon's knife than a bludgeon to go after it.
The Argentine's waspish persistence and extraordinary retrieval made for some compelling rallies as he tried time and time again to bludgeon him into submission only to see the ball whistle back past his ears.
Another small sound and the guard was on its feet with a bludgeon in its hand.
As in other areas, free speech supporters will have to hope the government proceeds with a scalpel, and not a bludgeon .
Here, as elsewhere, we can use a formal argument as a tool of inquiry even if we can't use it as a bludgeon to finish off those who disagree.
In any event, it passed, and though it had some negative effects, it has had more positive ones; and politically, it removed a huge bludgeon from the Republicans' hands.
The ruling gives authoritarian regimes around the world a new bludgeon to use against news organizations as well as their own populations trying to get access to media beyond the control of state censors.
It acts on one like a bludgeon until one's sensibility is pummelled flat and one's heart goes dead.
In reality, it is a bludgeon used by businesses against their better-performing competitors.
I lunged at him, wielding the book like a bludgeon .