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Synonyms for foist

foist something on or upon someone


foist something or someone off on someone

Synonyms for foist

to offer or put into circulation (an inferior or spurious item)

to force (another) to accept a burden

to introduce gradually and slyly

Words related to foist

to force onto another

insert surreptitiously or without warrant

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So under his Foist proposals Mr Fahy wants supermarkets, shops and pubs to take responsibility for keeping booze out of the hands of teenagers by enforcing a raised drinking age limit.
That convocation was a closed, secret affair, in which the "Presidium," headed by Giscard d'Estaing, constructed the new governing system that they intend to foist on Europeans--whether they want it or not.
Foist didn't sparkle in two runs at Southwell earlier in the year, but ran a much more encouraging race last time at Beverley when getting into all sorts of trouble prior to finishing sixth to Cantina.
The final insult, it seems to me, is that these two can dictate what they consider to be art, and foist it on us whether or not we are disgusted by it.
THE Government's campaign to foist road charging upon us has got off to a rocky start.
This seeing involves illusory notions I have of other persons, limited understandings of a situation, and unreal expectations that I foist upon others.
So why foist them on poor African villagers, who already have more than enough to put up with?
But it's hard to sympathise with a sanctimonious breed who foist the likes of Stan Collymore and Benito Carbone on a hapless manager and then expect him to work miracles or pay the price of failure with his livelihood?
Ciara actually has to climb into a giant rabbit suit every day and foist flyers for new mobile phone company EASI into shoppers' hands.
Boiler Room, the recent and highly entertaining film about rogue stockbrokers who foist junk investments on unwitting and malleable investors, strives mightily to be more than a mere diversion.
Foist, another soft-ground performer, goes particularly well at Hamilton, and can gain his third win of the season in the Team Kier Apprentice Series Handicap (2.
Significantly, the court stated as follows: "There is no discernable public interest which would require the courts to foist on a landlord a pornographic use of his or her private property by virtue of the silence of the prospective tenant.
BigFix initiated the Truth Commission "hearings" to disrupt the enterprise software sales status quo that all too often relies on guile to foist sub-standard software on trusting buyers.
It's not enough that they foist rubbish on viewers, but they also get discredited presenters as hosts.
Tom Barrett, the Director of Information Management at Fort Rucker, nominated Foist because of his efforts to successfully enhance the software, server, and network security of data transactions at Fort Rucker.