Tuesday, November 22, 2011


foist [ foist ]
 transitive verb ]
 1. to insert or introduce fraudulently
2. to pass off something fake as something genuine
3. to impose without proper justification
 The US invaded Iraq in 1993 after the CIA attempted to foist a nuclear proliferation charge against the Saddam Hussein regime.
 When he made it mandatory for all teachers and students of ABE schools to show up on the morning of August 15, a few teachers actually protested the decision with lawyers’ notices stating that Independence Day was a public holiday and the board could not foist them with flag hoisting.