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Synonyms for brandish

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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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He was the Son of God, becoming God in the flesh; the source of faith, as well as its symbol; the source of law and justice as well as its enforcer; the source of power, as well as its brandisher.
It would grant standing to the self-defence contentions of shooters and gun brandishers now burdening the state's court system with controversial cases in which even seasoned criminals and gang members have resorted to dubious Stand Your Ground defences.
Evoking comparisons to fellow off-kilter guitar brandishers Joanna Gruesome, as well the likes of Urusei Yatsura, Clinic and Guided By Voices, the foursome have also spread themselves across the airwaves rather efficiently, picking up plays on BBC 6 Music, Radio One and Radio Wales.
The cynical might suggest, too, that these laptop-loving mobile mumbling Blackberry brandishers are doing three tasks badly rather than one task well.
The fouls themselves were hardly x-rated,in fact Ferguson only seems to give as good as he gets off defenders yet receives nowhere as much protection as some of the whiners,divers and imaginary card brandishers who play up front for most Premiership sides.