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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of crowbar.

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Examples

  • As I say, I read the ARC and it is appalling, but the criticism of this reads as crowbarred in to add spurious negativity and/or validate the speculation that the book is a rush job (i.e. victim of commercial imperatives) — again, snipewank.

    Critique From HereNow

  • Space was hardly the appropriate word for this airless, windowless grey box with a metal desk and chair all but crowbarred into it.

    The Priest

  • Further historical allusions are crowbarred into proceedings.

    Mad Men guide and history lesson

  • Although the monologues were the kind of things these characters would say, they nonetheless seemed crowbarred in, rather than just arising from the character. i think character has to come first; character makes the plot "a man's character is his fate"; one's sense of the world should just arise from all this.

    Plot and thought

  • One of his favourites gets crowbarred into a conversation about New Labour's fondness for treating its own members with borderline contempt.

    Labour leadership: The contenders

  • A draft of winter air chilled me, and I turned to find that my front window had been crowbarred open so violently that the latch was torn out of the frame.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • A draft of winter air chilled me, and I turned to find that my front window had been crowbarred open so violently that the latch was torn out of the frame.

    A cat’s death

  • It was directed solely to the law by which Congress crowbarred the words "under God" into the Pledge back into the 1950s.

    Obama's Patriotism Speech Stresses Life Story, Criticizes MoveOn

  • That seems perfectly reasonable crowbarred between the right of individuals to free speech and the right of individuals to be free of quartered soldiers, right?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Sonia Sotomayor versus the Second Amendment:

  • Are they so god-awful expensive that they can't be crowbarred into your construction budget?

    What So Hard About Lintels?

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