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Synonyms for brandish

Synonyms for brandish

to wield boldly and dramatically

to make a public and usually ostentatious show of

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the act of waving

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move or swing back and forth

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exhibit aggressively

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Det Con Jon Quigley, of GMP's Wigan borough, said: "The men who carried out this attack brandished knives to scare innocent people and I can only refer to them as cowards.
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct 1 ( ANI ): The priests and devotees in Ghaziabad's Devi temple brandished weapons and fired shots in the air as a part of Vijayadashmi celebrations, on Saturday.
He is then said to have brandished a metal bar while shouting aggressively at the woman.
There were four people present, he did not use the hammer but brandished it and there was a scuffle.
In the three incidents, Witham (left) and Benanti (right) brandished weapons and allegedly forced employees and members of their families into their cars.
Lancashire Police launched an investigation after Blackpool supporter Steve Reid alleged a gun had been brandished during an argument he had with Oyston last Thursday outside the club's Bloom-field Road stadium.
Would-be robber had a machete A MAN who brandished a machete when he tried to rob another man in Birmingham city centre has been jailed for two years and eight months.
Smith allegedly wore a bandana over his face and brandished a knife, demanding cash and cartons of cigarettes from a clerk about 2:30 a.
The three young men, who were not named by the daily were reportedly riding in a car when they brandished the gun before attempting to flee, driving opposite the flow of traffic and putting people's lives at risk, the case documents said.
One of the robbers wielded a revolver, a second brandished a hand grenade while a third ordered the outlet's cashier to fill up a bag that could fit a computer notebook.
David Grant, 36, jumped into Claire Tester's car as she was about to set off to work from her home in Ayr and brandished a knife.
The second attacker then brandished a knife and chased the 27-year-old away.
WE need to restore the honour of the cucumber," Spanish MEP Francisco Sosa-Wagner told the European Parliament, his dark eyes flashing as he brandished a Spanish cucumber.
The man then brandished a knife and threatened the motorist.
On the Jounieh highway, two masked men on a moped brandished weapons at a gas station attendant and robbed him of an unspecified sum before fleeing the scene.