For his complicity Murmelstein has forever been branded a traitor, but for him the decision was a no-brainer.
To ask the question is to be branded a genocide denier, a crime for which one is imprisoned.
HealthyWage, founded in 2009 by former financier David Roddenberry, has branded itself with the motto “wellness is valuable.”
When it was revealed she actually knew days earlier, after investigators filed an official probe, Taubira was branded a liar.
The U.K. tabloids, as is their wont, have branded her “shameless,” “sordid,” and “the scourge of society.”
From the beginning of history, this attitude had been branded as criminal--worse than crime--sacrilege!
This fellow, who had offered to take money for a guest, was damned for life and branded.
On his forehead the letters S L—seditious libeler—were branded deep, though not so deep as the bitterness burned into his soul.
Had he not been branded with a mark which for ever condemned him to dwell apart?
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.