Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of broach.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • LOBBYISTS ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTED THAT SENIOR STAFFERS AREN'T COMPROMISING THEMSELVES TO BEG FOR MONEY - Sometimes Washington types become so thoroughly cocooned in the D.C. way of doing things that the idea of broaching conversation by discussing the current cinema and not someone's latest consulting project seems odd, tucked-in polo shirts become an acceptable fashion statement and Chris CIllizza's jokes are suddenly funny.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Rove-Linked Group Attacking Republicans

  • In the prologue to act v. Shakespeare foretold for Robert Devereux, second earl of Essex, the close friend of his patron Southampton, an enthusiastic reception by the people of London when he should come home after 'broaching' rebellion in Ireland.

    A Life of William Shakespeare with portraits and facsimiles

  • I’ve toyed with the idea of broaching the subject of ID for some time now, and while I have skirted the issue in class, I’ve never developed a lecture for it, largely because I fully agree that it is non-science.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Engineers Work in Safety Harness "This process proceeds to within a few inches of the final surface, and then the finishing is done by a 'broaching' process.

    Modern Mechanix

  • Then I asked Ham Jordan for advice on broaching the subject with Carter and Bell.

    The Good Fight

  • "No, we don't have anything coming close to broaching that subject," new Communications Director Matt Inveo told me.

    Jason Salzman: Radio Host Says Republicans Trying to Shut Up Their Own

  • I would suggest broaching a deal, when you have found something that you like, for 6 months lease with an option to new for another 6 months at the same rent.

    Renting in Ajijic

  • In his speech Monday, Pawlenty pledged to tell voters the truth, even if it meant broaching politically uncomfortable topics, such as Social Security reform in Florida or popular ethanol subsidies in the early primary state of Iowa.

    Pawlenty makes it official, enters GOP race

  • This is called "carping," because you look like a carp broaching the surface with your mouth desperately agape.

    When Death Is Merely a Paddle Stroke Away

  • And for fear of seeming ignorant, they will often shy away from broaching the topic in the boardroom.

    Asia's Digital Dilemma

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