spoonfeeding :

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  • n  feeding someone (as a baby) from a spoon
  • n  teaching in an overly simplified way that discourages independent thought
  • v  feed with a spoon
  • v  teach without challenging the students

  • More in the nature of spectators than opponents were the ragged anti-Long array: old-line New Orleans Democrats; New Dealers, politically anemic in spite of spoonfeeding by .
  • By spoonfeeding his puny pitching staff, Manager Leo Durocher had saved his two aces: southpaw, Johnny Antonelli, 24, who has won 20 games, nearly a quarter of all Giant victories .
  • The ancient responsibility of the professiontreat-ing the sick and injuredrather than reforms by organization, wholesale medical programs and government spoonfeeding .

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