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synonyms for spoon-feed

  • baby
  • cater to
  • coddle
  • give in
  • indulge
  • mollycoddle
  • overindulge
  • spoil
  • spoil rotten
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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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WORDS RELATED TO SPOON-FEED

  • accommodate
  • cater to
  • coddle
  • cosset
  • favor
  • humor
  • kill with kindness
  • mollycoddle
  • oblige
  • overindulge
  • pamper
  • spoon-feed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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