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broach -- as in: broached the subject
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Don Quixote
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  • What have Cascajo, and the broaches and the proverbs and the airs, to do with what I say?
  • Only yesterday she was always spinning flax, and used to go to mass with the tail of her petticoat over her head instead of a mantle, and there she goes to-day in a hooped gown with her broaches and airs, as if we didn’t know her!’
  • The canon gazed at him, wondering at the extraordinary nature of his madness, and that in all his remarks and replies he should show such excellent sense, and only lose his stirrups, as has been already said, when the subject of chivalry was broached.

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  • I am looking for a way to tactfully broach the topic of her bad breath.
  • After some further discussion, my mother promised once more to assist me, provided I would wait and be patient; and I left her to broach the matter to my father, when and how she deemed it most advisable: never doubting her ability to obtain his consent.
    Anne Bronte  --  Agnes Grey

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