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Synonyms for foist

foist something on or upon someone

Synonyms

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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'We are not in a banana republic, whereby the FG will, strategically, foist the military on us during elections.
Turkey has never seen such a thing and the only reason of this is that they stole, they were captured and now they foist world upon us.
He could not be made party president so Sonia Gandhi has been trying to foist him on the country.
Minister Mullen said: "We know in Dublin the GDP is 50% higher than many counties yet in this plan Fine Gael appears to want to foist higher rates on people in the less wealthy regions."
For dark forces are brewing, conspiring to foist on the constituency Euan Blair, son of Tony Blair.
Meanwhile, the SNP Government are committed to foist dozens more unsightly, unwanted, oversubsidised and unreliable wind turbines on Scotland.
He said particularly in Tiruchy, where the by polls would be held soon, the AIADMK had "let loose the police to foist false cases to suppress the party men", he added.
What I do have a problem with is the 28,000 homes which Kirklees wish to foist on to us through the LDF.
WHAT makes public figures like the Duchess of York, above, believe they should foist themselves on the rest of us?
This is a prime example of the Operation Foist technique used by the police to shove responsibility for crimefighting on to somebody else.
What about the boatload of South Americans you tried to foist on Alex Smith when YOU were Arabs chairman?
Just when you thought the broadcast networks would be too skittish to foist queer characters and themes on the red states, along come Inconceivable and Crumbs, two new shows from gay writer-producers about gay men and their families.
BE honest, had you ever heard of Velimir Zajec before the Portsmouth chairman, Milan Mandaric (left), tried to foist him on Harry Redknapp?
Why, then, is it so difficult for them to see the problems that we atheists have when they try to use the very same coercive governmental mechanisms to foist their beliefs on us?
(6) The galley-foist was a different vessel altogether: an elaborately decorated ship-rigged foist, galley, pinnace, or brigantine (ie, a sailing vessel, though small enough that it could be propelled by oars also) that escorted the lord mayor's barge with drums, trumpets, and an incessant firing of guns.