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Synonyms for sledgehammer
ˈslɛdʒˌhæm ərsledge·ham·mer

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. maul, sledge, sledgehammerverb

    a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges

    Synonyms:
    sledge, sled, maul, sleigh

  2. sledgehammer, sledgeverb

    beat with a sledgehammer

    Synonyms:
    sledge

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  1. List of paraphrases for "sledgehammer":

    hammer, harness

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How to use sledgehammer in a sentence?

  1. Selahattin Demirtas:

    When the prosecutors are calling former chief of the General Staff of Turkey and hundreds of army generals as "terrorists" nobody is not offended but when I call him (current chief of General Staff) corporal he gets offended. (Referring to the detentions of many army generals for the alleged "Sledgehammer" coup plot trial; On the reaction for calling Necdet Özel (chief of GS) as a "only a corporal in our eyes" for his comments about education in Kurdish language.)

  2. Ahmet Yavuz:

    Nobody listened to us. It is now clear that those who accused us (in the Sledgehammer and Ergenekon trials) of plotting coups were the real plotters.

  3. Cesar Giron:

    The overall impact (of the October 2019 taxes and those decided on last night) will be over one billion euros for the entire wine and spirits sector, this is a real sledgehammer blow in a fight which has nothing to do with us.

  4. Jamie Dimon:

    Just because you only have one sledgehammer, doesn't mean you have to use it everyday.

  5. Dave Nadig:

    It exposed the sledgehammer nature of the tools they gave markets.


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