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(Definition of brandish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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brandishverb [T]

 us   /ˈbræn·dɪʃ/
to ​wave something in the ​air in a ​threatening or ​excited way: He ​lookedsilly brandishing one of those ​Star Wars lightsabers.
(Definition of brandish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brandish”
in Spanish blandir…
in Vietnamese vung vẩy…
in Malaysian mengayun-ayunkan…
in Thai แกว่ง…
in French brandir…
in German schwingen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 威胁(或兴奋)地挥舞…
in Turkish sallamak, savurmak…
in Russian размахивать…
in Indonesian mengacu-acukan, mengacungkan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 威脅(或興奮)地揮舞…
in Polish wymachiwać…
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