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brandish

verb dangle before the eyes, display, draw one's sword, exhibit, flap, flaunt, flourish, gesture, rattle the saber, shake, show, swing, threaten, vibrare, wag, waggle, wave, wield
Associated concepts: harassment, menacing
See also: display, flaunt, wield
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Also on the rise are lone-bandit takeover robberies, during which the robber brandishes a gun, rather than passing a note and trying to be inconspicuous.
In my own statue Martha brandishes a torch and clasps a Bible as a spiritual weed-whacker and a caregiver.
He is a diverse player who has earned many of his points in games such as Team Death Match and Capture the Flag, where he often brandishes his favorite weapon, the FN Mag machine gun.