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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foist off, palm off, fob off(verb)

    sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive


  1. palm off(Verb)

    To sell or dispose of (something) with the intent to deceive; to attempt to pass off a counterfeit or inferior product as genuine.

  2. Origin: “Palming” an object (as in a playing card) is a type of sleight of hand, secretly removing the desired article and leaving only the undesired one.

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  • opzadelen, opdringenDutch
  • всучивать, сбывать, сбагривать, подсовыватьRussian

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