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Present participle for to move or swing something back and forth, especially a weapon
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“Those who do nothing to end the slaughter are as complicit as those who brandish their weapons.”
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Present participle for to display with ostentation
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“Why else would they brandish those beer guts so proudly in sausage-skin replica sports jerseys?”
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Present participle for to carry or bear
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Present participle for to reveal one's true nature, especially unintentionally
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Present participle for to (excessively) boast about one's accomplishments, qualities, or possessions
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Present participle for to move or pass very quickly
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A dramatic waving or sweeping movement
“After a lot of tick-ticking from my bright orange watch, Tyler walked, no, swaggered over, brandishing a scrap of paper triumphantly.”
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