White was unafraid to broach the notion that life is not only mysterious but sometimes completely inexplicable.
Now as always, Republicans need bipartisan cover to broach the subject of serious budget cutting.
Woven into the very fabric of its characters, Masters uses sex to broach bigger topics.
Some of his supporters remain so passionate that the subject can be difficult to broach.
CEO Mark Thompson for his advice on how she should broach the subject with Baquet and try to get his assent.
The boat did not capsize when she filled, neither did she broach to, her head was always direct for the shore.
He was not timid, however, and resolved to broach the subject.
The present was not, however, the time to broach the subject.
How should he broach the matter which, moreover, did not concern him?
Thora had begged for a further allowance of beer for them, or even to broach a cask of wine.
"pointed instrument," c.1300, from Old French broche (12c.) "spit for roasting, awl, point end, top," from Vulgar Latin *brocca "pointed tool," noun use of fem. of Latin adjective broccus "projecting, pointed" (used especially of teeth), perhaps of Gaulish origin (cf. Gaelic brog "awl").
"pierce," early 14c., from the same source as broach (n.). Meaning "begin to talk about" is 1570s, a figurative use with suggestions of "broaching" a cask or of spurring into action (cf. Old French brochier, 12c., "to spur," also "to penetrate sexually"). Related: Broached broaching.
A dental instrument for removing the pulp of a tooth or exploring its canal.