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shoehorning

verb
present participle of shoehorn

Synonyms of shoehorning

to fit (people or things) into a tight space
  • the organizers of the county fair shoehorned the craft booths between the midway and the farm exhibits

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“Shoehorning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shoehorning. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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