How to use Broached in a sentence

broached
  • He took a few sips and finally broached the subject.

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  • So, that evening at supper she broached the subject.

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  • We were an hour into our drive south before I broached the subject, asking her about the tete-a-tete.

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  • I broached the subject of Howie, seeking his opinion.

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  • They'd never made official application for custody, but when they broached the subject with the authorities it was met with less than enthusiasm.

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  • As soon as Dean was alone with Gladys, between her second and third helping of Cynthia's pancakes, he broached the subject of the annoying alarm.

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  • As they cleaned up, Elisabeth broached the subject they had been avoiding.

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  • Cynthia was a wee bit cheerier on the ride from Allentown but the subject of the prior evening was never broached.

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  • When she broached the subject of putting it in both their names, he had resisted, insisting that it remain in her name only.

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  • Finally he broached a subject almost as painful.

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  • Giustiniani explains that he had to make proposals to the cardinal before he broached them to Henry, lest Wolsey "should resent the precedence conceded to the king."

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  • It was not till many years afterwards that the jealousies between England and Holland gave importance to the novel doctrine broached in the tract by Grotius, a doctrine which Selden set himself to refute in his Mare clausum (1632).

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  • In the Church of England the question was broached in Convocation, shortly after the revival of that body, in 1859; and during the next few years many suggestions were put forth for the establishment of a Board of Missions which should absorb the societies, or at least direct their work.

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  • The idea of making the Gulf of Spezia a great naval centre was first broached by Napoleon I.

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  • Veii is mentioned in connexion with the defeat of the Romans at the Allia in 390 B.C., after which many Roman soldiers fled there, while a project was actually broached for abandoning Rome for Veii, which was successfully opposed by Camillus.

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  • It was in Armenia, while on his expedition against Persia, in 622 that, in an interview with Paul, the head of the Severians (Monophysites) there, Heraclius first broached the doctrine of the µia EvEp-yECa of Christ, i.e.

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  • Broached in 1692 this matter was brought up again in 1698 when the emperor and his ministers, faced with the prospect of a fight over the Spanish succession, were anxious to conciliate Brandenburg.

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  • She said the idea was first broached at a partners ' conference over the summer.

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  • Generic issues eg staff relations, supervision, controlling the office environment, are also broached.

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  • The potential effects of the decision on family law or commercial leases were not broached.

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  • The plan of such a commission for American deportees had been broached to Zorin soon after our arrival in Russia.

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  • Imagine how the other party will feel to have this subject broached a week before the wedding?

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  • Jackson squeezed her hand and broached the subject they had been avoiding.

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  • The plot provoked some lively criticism en the antimatrimonial doctrines that I was alleged to have broached before in Indiana.

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  • Moreover, heresies are not to be confounded with tentative and faulty hypotheses broached in a period prior to the scrutiny of a topic of Christian doctrine, and before that scrutiny has led the general mind to an assured conclusion.

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