The existing stereotypes about them brandished by the West can be equally suffocating.
Another time Todd came by, he says White refused to open the door, brandished a knife, and told Todd to leave.
The $50,000 reward means a weapon was brandished to either the customers or the employees.
And this was the romance of her life, the man whom she brandished to remind us of our own inadequacies!
Alarmed, Kegui brandished a knife and, official accounts say, slashed at the intruders, inflicting injuries, then fled.
Alberich, in the flush of power, enters, driving before him with brandished whip a host of Nibelungs from the caverns.
She dragged a long pin from her hat and brandished it as if it had been a dagger.
The natives were by no means friendly, and as they approached their villages, brandished their weapons and drove them away.
The boy raised himself to one knee and brandished his knife.
Across a patch of radiance she beheld the swaggering promenade of one of the young cookees; he brandished a hatchet truculently.
mid-14c., from Old French brandiss-, present participle stem of brandir "to flourish (a sword)" (12c.), from brant "blade of a sword, prow of a ship," of Frankish origin (see brand (n.)). Related: Brandished; brandishing.