Brandish in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Brandish

(transitive) To move or swing a weapon back and forth, particularly if demonstrating anger, threat or skill. | (transitive) To bear something with ostentatious show. | The act of flourishing or waving.

Short Example Sentence for Brandish

  • 1. But brandish it before rubies and emeralds and diamonds! 🔊
  • 2. They draw their swords, brandish their shields and rush into the battle. 🔊
  • 3. When he began to dance and to brandish the silver sword, everybody applauded. 🔊
  • 4. They brandish their sticks, run and yell, dart to and fro, like young Indians. 🔊

How to use Brandish in Sentence?

  • 1. So they seized their axes and clubs, and began to brandish these in a highly menacing fashion. 🔊
  • 2. He could not yell and brandish his fists at them as the trapper by the fire might have done to win a few extra minutes. 🔊
  • 3. In times of peace they used art as a hobby and a means of self-advertisement, in wartime they would brandish it as a stick against their foes. 🔊
  • 4. Brief harnessing done, the postilions with their churn-boots vault into the saddles; brandish circularly their little noisy whips. 🔊
  • 5. Martyrs brandish the emblems of their martyrdom before His eyes to plead for them, and, as some have said, claim vengeance for their pains. 🔊
  • 6. Then as the warriors began to dance about the stake and brandish their weapons, the old Mystery Woman suddenly appeared before the Shawnees. 🔊