What is the difference between Broad and Brood?




What is the difference between Broad and Brood? :


Broad :

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1 ) Wide, large in size from one side to the other

He is tall, broad and muscular.

There is a broad street ahead.

He has broad shoulders.


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2 ) From side to side, in breadth

Have you seen a river two hundred metres broad?


(
3 ) Covering a wide area, extensive

There is a broad expanse of water behind the airport.

There is broad support for the government policies.


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4 ) Clear, obvious, unmistakable

She gave me a broad cheerful smile.

He always speaks with a broad smile on his face.

The minister gave a broad hint that he intends to raise taxes.


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5 ) General, not detailed

What is the broad outline of your plan?

The negotiators reached broad agreement on the main issues.

She is feminist in the broadest sense of the term.


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6 ) Tolerant, liberal

He is a man of broad views.


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7 ) Indecent, coarse

She detests your broad humor.



Brood : (noun)

(
1 ) All the young birds (or other animals) produced at one hatching or birth

It is lovely to see a hen with her brood of chicks.



Brood : (verb)

(
1 ) Sit on eggs to hatch them

The hen is brooding the eggs.


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2 ) Think about something for a long time in a troubled or resentful way

Do not brood over the past.











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