esgrimir

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esgrimir (first-person singular present esgrimeixo, past participle esgrimit)

  1. (transitive) to brandish (a weapon)
  2. (figuratively, transitive) to propose; to put forward (arguments)

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From esgrima +‎ -ir.

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esgrimir (first-person singular present indicative esgrimo, past participle esgrimido)

  1. to fight with a bladed weapon
  2. (transitive) to brandish (a weapon) threateningly
  3. (sports, intransitive) to fence (to engage in the sport of fencing)
  4. (figuratively, transitive) to propose; to put forward (arguments)
    • 2016 December 3, João Pedro Pereira, “Negociações com Tesla envolvem centros de inovação tecnológica”, in Público[1]:
      Houve também movimentos criados através das redes sociais para tentar promover a vinda da empresa para Portugal e alguns municípios já esgrimiram argumentos para acolher um eventual investimento americano.
  5. (figuratively, intransitive) to discuss

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esgrimir (first-person singular present esgrimo, first-person singular preterite esgrimí, past participle esgrimido)

  1. to brandish

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