Tuesday, November 22, 2011

foist

foist [ foist ]
 transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. to insert or introduce fraudulently
2. to pass off something fake as something genuine
3. to impose without proper justification
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The US invaded Iraq in 1993 after the CIA attempted to foist a nuclear proliferation charge against the Saddam Hussein regime.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 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.