To better see all uses of the word
brandish
in
War and Peace
please enable javascript.

brandish
Used In
War and Peace
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • "I’ll kill you!" he shouted, and seizing the marble top of a table with a strength he had never before felt, he made a step toward her brandishing the slab.
  • The fencing has gone on for some time; suddenly one of the combatants, feeling himself wounded and understanding that the matter is no joke but concerns his life, throws down his rapier, and seizing the first cudgel that comes to hand begins to brandish it.
  • See this?" shouted Makar Alexeevich, brandishing the pistol.

  • There are no more uses of "brandish" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • She brandished a sword.
  • She tossed her new weapon up in the air, caught it again, brandished it, and urged the horse forward.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Magician’s Nephew

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading