These two great commanders did not condescend to fight in person—that being better suited to the still smaller fry—but sat together on an eminence and conducted the field operations by orders delivered through aides-de-camp.
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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.