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 Meanings and Examples of BROAD
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broad
 a.  wide in extent or scope
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The hush of midnight lay on the village, and all its waking life was gathered behind the church windows, from which strains of dance-music flowed with the broad bands of yellow light.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  Without replying he gathered the pieces of glass into his broad palm and walked out of the kitchen to the passage.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
3  Her father had ridden over to Twelve Oaks, the Wilkes plantation, that afternoon to offer to buy Dilcey, the broad wife of his valet, Pork.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  Such a glowing morning usually called Scarlett to the window, to lean arms on the broad sill and drink in the scents and sounds of Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
5  Scarlett shot a look of sharp suspicion at her, but Mammy's broad face carried only a look of innocence and of regret that Scarlett was not the lady Melanie Hamilton was.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
6  Our cook is the broad wife of the Wilkes butler, and he was over last night with the news that the engagement would be announced tonight and Cookie told us this morning.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
7  Scarlett caught a fleeting glimpse and saw that it was a broad gold ring.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
8  But now, even the most strait laced felt that patriotism called upon them to be more broad minded.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
9  "Why--" began Uncle Henry, irritated at the feminine mind which thought only of personal things when broad issues were involved.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
10  They shot higher and higher and widened rapidly into a broad expanse of red before her terrified eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
11  His broad shoulders were hunched forward and his chin jutted out as though the thoughts in his mind were not pleasant.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
12  Your life isn't safe on the streets after dark and even in the broad daylight they push ladies off the sidewalks into the mud.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
13  Her father had started as a poor immigrant boy and had won the broad acres of Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
14  She took the handkerchief and wiped her damp cheeks, a little relief stealing over her as if she had shifted some of her burden to his broad shoulders.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
15  She remembered the comfort of his broad brown chest and his strong arms.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
Example Sentence: (51 in 4 pages)
1  Households accumulate wealth across a broad spectrum of assets.
2  They still speak broad Scots even though they left Scotland twenty years ago.
3  The broad plains of the American West.
4  There is a consensus among teachers that children should have a broad understanding of the world.
5  Two broad types of approach can be identified.
6  He's giving a broad brush approach to the subject.
7  They robbed the bank in broad daylight.
8  A broad shouldered man wearing a dinner jacket swaggered confidently up to the bar.
9  Fears that instability would return under the Democrats gave the government a broad base of support.
10  My headlights shone over a broad ditch of water.
11  He questioned whether the school curriculum was broad enough in scope.
12  My visits enabled me to build up a broad picture of the culture.
13  The client should understand, in broad terms , the likely cost of the case.
14  The river's broad mudflats were thought completely impassable.
15  The agreement won broad support in the US Congress.