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brandish
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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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  • He brandished a piece of purple writing paper at Harry.
  • "Now really!" said Mr. Weasley angrily, brandishing his wand.
  • "Muggle women wear them, Archie, not the men, they wear these," said the Ministry wizard, and he brandished the pinstriped trousers.
  • "You were found with a wand in your hand!" barked Mr. Diggory, brandishing it in front of her.
  • She brandished the sheaf of parchment at them.
  • They knew that old Frank’s devotion to the house and the grounds amounted almost to an obsession, and it amused them to see him limping across the garden, brandishing his stick and yelling croakily at them.
  • "Let me get this straight," he said after a while, brandishing a fresh chicken leg.
  • "Oh yes she is," said Hermione happily, brandishing the jar at them.
  • Your dad’s in the paper, Weasley!" said Malfoy, brandishing a copy of the Daily Prophet and speaking very loudly, so that everyone in the packed entrance hall could hear.

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  • 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

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