present participle of shoehorn
as in cramming
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.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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