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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To shake or wave (a weapon) menacingly.

Usage examples (32)
  • Verb (used with object) : brandishing his sword, he rode into battle
  • Those are the only two that I can recall brandishing an M rating.
  • "It is the mode of the DPRK's counteraction to react to sword brandishing in kind," he said.
  • AIUI, the grand theft is a misdemeanor with a 1 year max, the battery has a 6 month max and the brandishing is a misdemeanor 30 day min. for more
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