spoon-feed  {v.}
1. To feed with a spoon.
Mothers spoon-feed their babies.
2a. To make something too easy for (a person).
Bill's mother spoon-fed him and never let him think for himself.
Alice depended on her mother for all decisions because she had been spoon-fed.
2b. To make (something) too easy for someone.
Some students want the teacher to spoon-feed the lessons.
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