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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Probably from early modern Dutch vuisten 'to take into your hands', from Middle Dutch vuyst 'fist'

foist

verb
     
foist

foist something on/upon somebody

phrasal verb
to force someone to accept or have to deal with something that they do not want:
I keep getting extra work foisted on me.

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