The U.K. tabloids, as is their wont, have branded her “shameless,” “sordid,” and “the scourge of society.”
For his complicity Murmelstein has forever been branded a traitor, but for him the decision was a no-brainer.
The song was branded a “lipgloss lesbian” anthem by critics.
To ask the question is to be branded a genocide denier, a crime for which one is imprisoned.
Greeted with hugs and adorned with Hawaiian leis, some attendees (branded “citizens”) opted for massages from “Wake Up Angels.”
From the beginning of history, this attitude had been branded as criminal--worse than crime--sacrilege!
Men of my kind are branded; they may wander, but they always come back.
On his forehead the letters S L—seditious libeler—were branded deep, though not so deep as the bitterness burned into his soul.
That is branded with disgrace in one which is crowned in another.
This old hypocrite and scoundrel has been denying in the pulpit that he was ever convicted of manslaughter or branded!
Old English brand, brond "fire, flame; firebrand, piece of burning wood, torch," and (poetic) "sword," from Proto-Germanic *brandaz (cf. Old Norse brandr, Old High German brant, Old Frisian brond "firebrand, blade of a sword," German brand "fire"), from root *bran-/*bren- (see burn (v.)). Meaning "identifying mark made by a hot iron" (1550s) broadened by 1827 to "a particular make of goods." Brand name is from 1922.
c.1400, "to brand, cauterize; stigmatize," originally of criminal marks or cauterized wounds, from brand (n.). As a means of marking property, 1580s; figuratively from c.1600, often in a bad sense, with the criminal marking in mind. Related: Branded; branding.