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The War of the Worlds
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broach -- as in: broached the subject
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The War of the Worlds
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  • My brother thought that was hopeless, seeing the fury of the Londoners to crowd upon the trains, and broached his own idea of striking across Essex towards Harwich and thence escaping from the country altogether.

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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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