To better see all uses of the word
Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
please enable javascript.

Used In
Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • "Read it!" he hissed evilly, brandishing the letter the owl had delivered.
  • He rolled up his sleeves, brandished his wand, and bellowed, "Peskipiksi Pesternomi!"
  • Ron yelled after it, brandishing his broken wand.
  • Harry looked bemusedly at the photograph Colin was brandishing under his nose.
  • He brandished his wand at the snake and there was a loud bang; the snake, instead of vanishing, flew ten feet into the air and fell back to the floor with a loud smack.

  • 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 . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading