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brandish

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈbræn.dɪʃ/
to wave something in the air in a threatening or excited way: She brandished a saucepan at me so I ran out of the kitchen.
Translations of “brandish”
in Vietnamese vung vẩy…
in Spanish blandir…
in Thai แกว่ง…
in Malaysian mengayun-ayunkan…
in French brandir…
in German schwingen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 威脅(或興奮)地揮舞…
in Indonesian mengacu-acukan, mengacungkan…
in Russian размахивать…
in Turkish sallamak, savurmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 威胁(或兴奋)地挥舞…
in Polish wymachiwać…
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