Predicate: bludgeon

Roleset id: bludgeon.01 , hit hard, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bludgeon.01: BLUDGEON-V NOTES: Frames file for 'bludgeon' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 18.3. (from bludgeon.01-v predicate notes)


bludgeon (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, hitter - animate only! (vnrole: 18.3-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing hit (vnrole: 18.3-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument, thing hit by or with (vnrole: 18.3-Instrument)

Example: active, no instrument

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: infinitive

        So far, [Wall Street's Old Guard]*-3 seems [*-1]to be winning the program-trading battle, [*-2] successfully mobilizing public and congressional opinion [*-3] to bludgeon their tormentors.

        Arg0: [*-3]
        Rel: bludgeon
        Arg1: their tormentors

Example: passive, no instrument

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        First Interstate said [the unit]-2, bludgeoned *trace*-2 by Arizona's worsening real-estate woes, will have a $174 million loss for the quarter.

        Rel: bludgeoned
        Arg1: *trace*-2
        Arg0: by Arizona's worsening real-estate woes

Example: ARG2

        Ferrell bludgeoned him with the crowbar, killing him.

        Arg0: Ferrell
        Rel: bludgeoned
        Arg1: him
        Arg2: with the crowbar,
        Argm-adv: killing him.