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patronize
used in All Quiet on the Western Front

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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)
  • Patronisingly he gives the youngster a portion and says: "Next time you come with your mess-tin have a cigar or a chew of tobacco in your other hand.
    Chapter 3 (8% in)

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