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Alarmed, Graft launched a campaign against the book and another about a boy who likes to wear dresses, suggesting that their presence in the library foisted inappropriate themes on unsuspecting children.

It’s easier to sell the crap you make in your spare time, and you’re more likely to need the money than you might have been a few decades ago, when you could have just foisted it all on your friends.

From Vox

They often saw those benefits as bribes to make up for the grueling expectations foisted on them.

From Digiday

“It’s going to require some important messaging to help people understand we’re not foisting the bad vaccine on you—there isn’t a bad vaccine that we would allow to stay in use,” Fernandez Lynch says.

Glenn Beck did it before, although the abstract noun he chose to foist on the nation was "honor."

Shame on John McCain—and every other Republican who says the Senate health deal would foist single-payer on the country.

Galley-foist may be the name of some dress of the period, so-called for its resemblance to the gaily bedecked Mayors-barge.

This is hardly a changeling story, as no attempt was made to foist a false child on the parent.

Even Latin, living Latin had not the network of rules they foist upon unfortunate school-children.

Me mudder wasn't built to stand de wear and tear, an' about de time I was foist chased off to school, she went out o' biz.

The part had been thrust on me one day, when Edward proposed to foist the House of Lords on our small republic.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foist, such as: impose, compel to accept, fob off, insert fraudulently, palm off, and pass off.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.