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force-feed

(fôrs′fēd′)
tr.v. force-fed (-fĕd′), force-feeding, force-feeds
1. To compel to ingest food; feed forcibly, especially by mechanical means.
2. To force to assimilate: prisoners of war being force-fed the party line.
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Under Verger's bill, which should be up for discussion in the Environment and Land Use Committee this week, ordering or participating in the force-feeding of birds would be a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $1,000 per incident.
The big problem with force-feeding money into a country is the inflation it will cause.
While the United Nations considers hunger strike as a non-violent form of protest used by individuals who have exhausted other forms of protest to highlight the seriousness of their situations, on July 30, the Israeli parliament, Knesset, approved the final reading of a legislation allowing the force-feeding of hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails, a step that was widely condemned, including by the Israeli Medical Association.
Mr Drake said: "People should sign up to help stop the cruel force-feeding of French ducks.
Petitioners therefore ask this Court, at a minimum, to enjoin any force-feeding between sunup and sundown during the month of Ramadan.
Besides pursuing a phosphorus version of the silicon superconductor, Bustarret and his team are force-feeding elements to other semiconductors--such as aluminum nitride--that they expect to superconduct at higher temperatures.
Spinach pandemic legal update: 11-year-old Bobby Plunger of West Hills plans to sue his parents over the many years of force-feeding him killer spinach.
Italian firm makes recycling extruders with double vents, force-feeding of film scrap, and four-section screen changer.
Either I can exercise my right to protest my detention, and be beaten up, or I can submit to painful force-feeding.
In the 11 th century, the French scholar Rashi warned Jews against the force-feeding practice, "for having made these beasts (geese) suffer while fattening them.
The force-feeding chair, where desperate hunger strikers are strapped and fed via a tube, is hardly something you'd think a nation would be proud of.
The president of the American Medical Association, Dr Jeremy Lazarus, said that any physician who took part in force-feeding violated medical ethics.