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  • as inspoil
  • as inspoon-feed

synonyms for spoon feed

  • accommodate
  • coddle
  • cosset
  • favor
  • humor
  • mollycoddle
  • oblige
  • overindulge
  • pamper
  • cater to
  • kill with kindness
  • spoon-feed
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antonyms for spoon feed

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  • hinder
  • ignore
  • neglect
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    How to use spoon feed in a sentence

    So after a few minutes I remarked to him, "Everything tastes very sweet out of this spoon!"
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    Mrs. Jolly Robin had often wished—when she was trying to feed a rapidly-growing family—that she could hunt forp.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    And since he was glad enough to do that, Mrs. Robin managed to feed her children all they needed.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    Everywhere cattle were being sold for a trifle, as there was no grass upon which they could feed.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    And, old ink pot, tuck a horse blanket under my chin, and rub me down with brickbats while I feed!
    THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
    One little girl attempted to smell at the trees in a drawing and pretended to feed some pictorial dogs.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    None of his brothers or sisters was near him, and he could not hear his mamma or papa grunting near the feed trough.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    They would feed him apples, potatoes and sometimes bits of cake that Bob's mother gave them.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    They could not take both horses; feed would be scanty there, and there would be no need of two horses.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    "I shall feed no Yankees," cried a shrill voice, and a young lady flounced out of the door, her face red with anger.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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