foisted

past tense of foist
as in imposed
to offer (something fake, useless, or inferior) as genuine, useful, or valuable shopkeepers who foist shoddy souvenirs on unsuspecting tourists

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“Foisted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/foisted. Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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