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spoon-feed

 
pronunciation:
spun fid
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: spoon-feeds, spoon-feeding, spoon-fed
definition 1: to feed with a spoon, esp. with liquid or semiliquid food.
definition 2: to provide with all needs, so that no effort or thought is required; pamper.
similar words:
baby, mollycoddle