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Definition of "broaching" [broaching]

  • Present participle of broach. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "broaching" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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."
  • "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."