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condescending
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Catch-22
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  • ’They probably won’t let you,’ Colonel Korn remarked with a condescending smile, savoring the situation.
  • ’I’m sorry I laughed at you,’ he said sincerely, and he continued in a tone of respectful condescension.
  • ’Oh, I had to do that after I raped her,’ Aarfy replied in his most condescending manner.
  • A brash assistant brought the chaplain a stolen Zippo cigarette lighter as a gift and informed him condescendingly that Wintergreen was too deeply involved with wartime activities to concern himself with matters so trivial as the number of missions men had to fly.

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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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