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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of force-feed.


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  • In its editorial today, the Daily News gives State Senator Pedro Espada rare props for confronting an agribusiness company, Hudson Valley Foie Gras, which reportedly force-feeds ducks and subjects its workers to "horrendous conditions."

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  • Cate force-feeds Paige alcohol to see if she'll spill more about Ryan's past while Ryan joins Baze, Math and Jamie for a similarly debaucherous guys 'night out.

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  • She force-feeds her misguided groupies with propaganda that Obama's "un-American" policies make America "less free."

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  • When we saw "Aliens V. Predator: Requiem" last year, the audience was really not that into the movie - despite all the slashing and killing and mayhem - UNTIL the scene wherein the mother alien force-feeds baby aliens into a very pregnant human, and then the baby aliens all burst out of her belly.

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  • It is our entrepreneurial spirit that makes our economy boom, and when the government force-feeds us into stupid reverie, our economy dies.


  • The media constantly force-feeds women in particular to think that sizes 2, 4, and 6 are normal.

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  • Shuffled between a father who rapes her and a chain-smoking slob of a mother who force-feeds her junk food in the hope that she will grow lethargic and fat enough to qualify for food stamps, Precious confides to her welfare worker that she had her first baby on the kitchen floor while her mother was kicking her.

    Girl, Interrupted

  • Nevertheless, Cooney sensed a fundamental disconnect in someone who avoids stepping on slugs yet runs a company that force-feeds birds.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • In fact, that's part of what these candidates are laughing at -- how the media force-feeds the public stupid, slanted, predictable political scripts.

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  • In academe, there is only what might be regarded as a saving remnant: "Among major universities, only Columbia, where the whole idea began" -- around the time of World War I, long before the mania erupted in Chicago -- "still force-feeds a much-abbreviated version of the Great Books curriculum to its undergraduates," Mr. Beam notes.

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