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  • v  to force onto another
    He foisted his work on me
  • v  insert surreptitiously or without warrant

  • Little oli ladies leap out of dark corners to foist "upon him shopping bags stuffed with autobiography.
  • Kings would last longer: in ancient China the Qing dynasty would cling to power for another five years, and as late as 1955 the French still sought to foist the hapless Bao Dai .
  • Republicans attempted to disguise it by denouncing even small increases in income taxes for the wealthiest citizens as an attempt to foist higher rates on everyone.
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  • Gov. Perry and abortion
    It is hard for me to believe Gov. Perry is so obsessed with the abortion issue. It seems he has nothing better to do than try to foist his religious beliefs on women.
    June 17, 2013 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram

  • President Bush in Baltimore Sun
    Eventually, this transition ought to lead to free and fair elections,Bush said. "And I mean free and I mean fair, not these kind of staged elections that the Castro brothers try to foist off as being true democracy."

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