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See definition of broach on Dictionary.com
  • verbbring up a topic
  • verbopen, pierce

synonyms for broach

  • bring up
  • hint at
  • moot
  • touch on
  • advance
  • approach
  • interject
  • interpose
  • introduce
  • mention
  • move
  • offer
  • propose
  • submit
  • suggest
  • ventilate
  • open up
  • raise subject
  • speak of
  • talk of
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antonyms for broach

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  • close
  • deny
  • dissuade
  • refuse
  • stop
  • take back
  • withdraw
  • close up
  • not mention
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How to use broach in a sentence

Gaga wanted us to pay attention, and she did it by pinching and stretching other words throughout the anthem, as well as donning a spectacular outfit, which included a golden dove broach that appeared to be life size.
OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM ENDS WITH A QUESTION. LADY GAGA ANSWERED IT AS BEST SHE COULD.CHRIS RICHARDSJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
From the use of a similar instrument to tap casks, comes "to broach" or "tap" a cask.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Again and again I asked myself this question, but I dared not broach it to my relatives.
SCOTTISH GHOST STORIESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
To broach a pipe, pierce it with an auger or gimlet, four fingers- breadth over the lower rim, so that the dregs may not rise.
EARLY ENGLISH MEALS AND MANNERSVARIOUS
An application was at once determined on to her, and Stead was employed to broach the subject to the diviner.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
He stood like one in a dream, unable to decide how to broach the subject that had brought him there.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
This was no barren truism, for I was ready with a plan of my own, though reluctant to broach it to Davies.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
They do not dare show it before Nucky, however, or even broach the subject in his presence.
MOTHERING ON PERILOUSLUCY S. FURMAN
They talked for the most part of irrelevant matters, and she herself did not like to broach the subject of all subjects.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
She wore black as usual, and had another broad black riband round her throat with a fine diamond broach fastened to it.
DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BROACH

  • advance
  • advert
  • allude to
  • broach
  • discuss
  • introduce
  • moot
  • move
  • offer
  • point out
  • propose
  • put forward
  • raise
  • raise a subject
  • refer
  • submit
  • tender
  • touch on
  • ventilate
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