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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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Many masked protesters were seen brandishing swords.
The post Drunken man arrested for brandishing knife appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Somewhere a line has to be drawn and you crossed that line by having a knife in public then brandishing it in front of a 13-year-old girl.
A police spokeswoman said: "Firearms officers from the Matrix Serious Organised Crime Team have arrested a man following reports of a man brandishing a firearm in Norris Green.
It is advised to all such individuals roaming in Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) and brandishing weapons that a deadline has been set and after 7pm, today (Tuesday), a crackdown will start, said a statement issued by the PRO to DG Rangers, on Tuesday.
If convicted, Cobb faces up to 25 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine, or both, on the bank robbery charge and an additional 10 years to life for the brandishing a firearm count.
Even though she mistakenly thought he was brandishing a knife, she bravely refused to let go.
STAFF at a convenience store in Bedworth were confronted by a wouldbe robber brandishing a large branch.
when a man brandishing a silver handgun seized a Ford Taurus from a motorist in the 3100 block of Brentwood Boulevard.
In Varshovianka, a young woman in red galloped across the space brandishing a flag, then mimicked being shot.
Its vainglorious brandishing of 340 recordings, deflated to 18, then to 13, to 8, and finally to 6, was then pinched down to a mere 25 words allegedly uttered on a single one
On Boxing Day a man brandishing two swords walked into McColls supermarket in The Chantry, Warwick, and threatened the 16-year-old male shop assistant.