What is the
difference between Broad and Brood?
What is the difference between Broad and Brood? :
( 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.
( 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.
( 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.
( 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.
( 6 ) Tolerant, liberal
He is a man of broad views.
( 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.
( 2 ) Think about something for a long time in a troubled or resentful way
Do not brood over the past.
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