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patronize
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
treat in a manner that demonstrates a sense of superiority, but is supposed to seem kind

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the actions of a patron (to support someone or something; or to be a customer)
  • "That he is patronised by YOU," replied Willoughby, "is certainly in his favour; but as for the esteem of the others, it is a reproach in itself.
    Chapter 10 (74% in)

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