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Synonyms for brandish

Synonyms for brandish

to wield boldly and dramatically

to make a public and usually ostentatious show of

Synonyms for brandish

the act of waving

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move or swing back and forth

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exhibit aggressively

References in classic literature ?
For a long time the Farmer, brandishing an empty sling, chased them away by the terror he inspired; but when the birds found that the sling was only swung in the air, they ceased to take any notice of it and would not move.
There goes my chance of promotion," Garthwaite laughed, as a woman bore down on the wounded man, brandishing a butcher's cleaver.
In fact, some Seminoles had just came in sight upon the horizon; they rode violently backward and forward on their fleet horses, brandishing their spears or discharging their guns with a dull report.
And hearing that voice, he went into the corner where stood his two heavy dumbbells, and began brandishing them like a gymnast, trying to restore his confident temper.
shouted Mikolka, with bloodshot eyes, brandishing the bar in his hands.
A 42-YEAR-OLD man was arrested on Monday night after police found him in a drunken state brandishing a knife in the streets.
AN Albanian national has been sent to a young offender institution for 12 months after he was seen brandishing a machete in Huddersfield centre within hours of arriving in the town.
The 23-year-old wandered off - then came back brandishing a blade.
Brandishing a knife, Hannah Kingsley approached the 10-yearold and threatened her on Coledale Road in Middlesbrough.
Alex Williams, 20, ran amok in Holywell, brandishing the rodent at people and even placing it on one man's chest.
A MAN was arrested after allegedly brandishing a fake gun in a city street.
He added: "You were brandishing it in a way clearly intended it would frighten and intimidate your victim.
KARACHI -- Director General (DG), Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, Major General Rizwan Akhtar has taken serious notice of the double cabin vehicles with armed persons brandishing weapons in civvies, such vehicles are found on the streets of Karachi, harassing common citizens.
Justin Cobb, whose address was unavailable, also faces one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence, according to an indictment filed in U.
But the next morning a mum-of-three was sent a harrowing picture - apparently taken at the park at about 6pm the previous day, showing a man brandishing an automatic gun.