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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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A trailer for "Brandish: The Dark Revenant" debuted last year in E3 2014 and will finally reach western shores next week.
Det Insp Jamie Evans of Dudley CID said : 'It is a serious matter when a firearm is brandished in public and threats are made.
But when he went to remonstrate with the driver, Ramshaw got out of the passenger seat and brandished a seven-inch knife at him, Newcastle Crown Court was told.
Mr Brandish, a West Midlands Ambulance Service paramedic for 20 years and now head of a property and transport business, said his reputation was in tatters.
Brandish, acting as an agent for Spencer, then went with Sam and Mike to see an industrial unit in Barnt Green, Worcestershire.
Mr Brandish, aged 62, said: "All I could think was death.
Mr Brandish quit the ambulance service in the 80s to set up his own independent ambulance depot, which was based where the couple's home now stands.
Mr Brandish, 61, who runs the business with his wife, Maureen, was due to speak to detectives today about the arson attack.
Of her three decades at Brandish, Sheila said: "I like my job and it's surprising how quickly it's passed.
But after frantic calls to the utility company over the pounds 15,778.16 levy, they found it was simply a meter reading error rather than money down the drain at their bungalow in Brandish Court, Croft Road, Nuneaton.
Mr Brandish had suffered for many years from Parkinson's disease and lived in the council's old folks home Bevan Lodge before moving into sheltered accommodation and latterly Keresley Wood Nursing Home in Tamworth.