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brandished

verb
past tense of brandish

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to put into view in a threatening or excited manner
  • She brandished a stick at the dog.
  • brandished a petition signed by hundreds of town residents

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“Brandished.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brandished. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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