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condescending
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Persuasion
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  • He had condescended to mortgage as far as he had the power, but he would never condescend to sell.
  • He had condescended to mortgage as far as he had the power, but he would never condescend to sell.
  • The party drove off in very good spirits; Sir Walter prepared with condescending bows for all the afflicted tenantry and cottagers who might have had a hint to show themselves, and Anne walked up at the same time, in a sort of desolate tranquillity, to the Lodge, where she was to spend the first week.

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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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