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They want to be spoon-fed and patted on the back when they choke.

Accustom people to be nose-led and spoon-fed, and democracy is a mere pretence.

It was difficult to get her to eat, and she had to be spoon-fed.

She did not soil any more, but she sometimes drooled and had to be spoon-fed.

She had to be spoon-fed at times, again she ate naturally when the food was brought.

Linen in Ireland had been a perfect type of the State-created, spoon-fed industry characteristic of the period of mercantilism.

She often began to feed herself when urged, but would not finish, and had to be spoon-fed, as a rule.

If men could be spoon-fed with happiness, a benevolent despotism would be the ideal system.

At times he would partake only of liquid nourishment, then again would have to be spoon-fed.

Minds at first must be spoon-fed with truth, as babes with milk; a boy we bid feed himself, or starve.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SPOON-FED

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