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pushover

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1 a person without strength of character
  • pushovers who are afraid to discipline their little spoiled brat

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2 one who is easily deceived or cheated
  • scam artists mistakenly thinking that these farm families would be pushovers

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3 something that is easy to do
  • though the mountain is not especially high, the climb is very arduous and is definitely not a pushover

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The first known use of pushover was in 1906

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“Pushover.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pushover. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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