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broaching

verb
present participle of broach

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1 to penetrate the surface (as of water) from below
  • the immense whales broaching was a magnificent sight

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2 to present or bring forward for discussion
  • broached the topic of plans for next year's parade

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“Broaching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/broaching. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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