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synonyms for foisted

  • impose
  • compel to accept
  • fob off
  • insert fraudulently
  • palm off
  • pass off
  • pull a fast one
  • ram down one's throat
  • sneak in
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How to use foisted in a sentence

It catalyzed the shift to streaming, foisted newfound flexibility into traditional TV advertising and threw traditional production and programming pipelines in flux.
HERE ARE THE FIVE MAJOR FORCES AND TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE THE FUTURE OF TV IN 2021TIM PETERSONJANUARY 6, 2021DIGIDAY
As I wrote in a feature about China’s digital currency plans earlier this year, the People’s Bank of China has continually foisted new rules and regulations onto the digital set for years.
WHY REGULATORS SIDELINED ANT FINANCIAL’S RECORD-SETTING IPORHHACKETTFORTUNENOVEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
It was for no love of her child that, by her agency, young Lucius had been foisted into the position of Haggard's heir.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME III (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Among the many reforms foisted upon China by the Powers is a college.
THE ONLOOKER, VOLUME 1, PART 2VARIOUS
He turned and surveyed the multitude, including the black boy, that we had foisted upon him.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
I can see the rooms crusted with ormolu, the fauns foisted on the ceiling, the ripping rident goddesses on the walls.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, OCTOBER 27TH, 1894VARIOUS
Thus was a belief in the assumption foisted upon the Church, having no slightest ground in fact.
OUR LADY SAINT MARYJ. G. H. BARRY
Seventeen days ago you foisted yourself upon me, and since then we have been together night and day.
A HOLIDAY IN BED AND OTHER SKETCHESJ. M. BARRIE
It is not hard to excuse the impatience of Louis XI., if such stuff was foisted on him by way of political deliberation.
FAMILIAR STUDIES OF MEN AND BOOKSROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
It was five years before he fully found out that the text was the most worthless trash ever foisted on a torpid public.
TWO LITTLE SAVAGESERNEST THOMPSON SETON
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