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Synonyms for brandishing
bran·dish·ing

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  1. List of paraphrases for "brandishing":

    wielding, waving

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  1. Galen Frierson:

    A preliminary report shows two males approached eastbound on the sidewalk on the north side of 37th Avenue from 97th Street while brandishing firearms, the shooters advanced toward the crowd, firing numerous shots before jumping back on two scooters driven by two other males and fleeing the scene.

  2. Other TikToks:

    Because if any of those people had been white, chances are they wouldn't have been murdered. Chances are they wouldn't have been brutalized. And if you don't believe me, just take a look at all the instances of white people, especially white men, who oftentimes are brandishing weapons and who were taken into custody alive. But much of this is wrapped up in implicit bias.

  3. Washington College President Sheila Bair:

    He was not pointing it at anybody, he wasn't threatening anybody with it -- it sounds like he was brandishing it, bragging about it.

  4. The DOJ:

    The officers believed that they were responding to a playground where a grown man was brandishing a real gun at individuals, presumably including children.

  5. Brij Bhushan:

    We found that monkeys get scared by just seeing us brandishing these slingshots.


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