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1. force-feed

feed someone who will not or cannot eat

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verb -feeds, -feeding or -fed (transitive)
to force (a person or animal) to eat or swallow food
to force (someone) to receive opinions, propaganda, etc
noun force feed
a method of lubrication in which a pump forces oil into the bearings of an engine, etc

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈforce-ˌfed or ˈforce-ˌfeeding
to feed by force, esp. by means of a tube passing down the throat to the stomach

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tr.v. force-fed (-fĕd), force-feed·ing, force-feeds
1. To compel to ingest food; feed forcibly, especially by mechanical means.
2. To force to assimilate: prisoners of war being force-fed the party line.

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