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condescending
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Wuthering Heights
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  • ’Shake hands, Heathcliff,’ said Mr. Earnshaw, condescendingly; ’once in a way, that is permitted.’
  • He talked now, freely enough; and she presently saw fit to retreat to her solitude: but the frost had set in, and, in spite of her pride, she was forced to condescend to our company, more and more.

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  • She gave me that condescending look as though I wasn’t worthy to ask her a question.
  • My older sister condescended to take me shopping with her.

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