force fed


[fawrs-feed, fohrs-]
verb (used with object), force-fed, force-feeding.
to compel to take food, especially by means of a tube inserted into the throat: They force-fed the prisoners in the hunger strike.
to compel to absorb or assimilate: The recruits were force-fed a military attitude.

1905–10 Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
vb , -feeds, -feeding, -fed
1.  to force (a person or animal) to eat or swallow food
2.  to force (someone) to receive opinions, propaganda, etc
3.  a method of lubrication in which a pump forces oil into the bearings of an engine, etc

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