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broach -- as in: broached the subject
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • ’Well,’ resumed Ralph, ’it’s brief enough; soon broached; and I hope easily concluded.
  • ’Why not, my dear?’ replied Ralph, in whose grating voice, however, there was an unusual huskiness, as though he spoke unwillingly, and would rather that the proposition had not been 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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