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pander
used in The Fountainhead

3 uses
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Definition
to pretend to agree with someone to make them happy

or:

to or help fulfill the wishes of another while thinking those wishes are not for the best
  • And then there's something dirtier still—the people who pander to that curiosity.
    3.8 — Part 3 Chapter 8 (39% in)
  • It would mean doing for you what I did for Peter Keating: lie, flatter, evade, compromise, pander to every ineptitude—in order to beg of them a chance for you, beg them to let you live, to let you function, to beg them, Roark, not to laugh at them, but to tremble because they hold the power to hurt you.
    2.14 — Part 2 Chapter 14 (77% in)
  • Either pander to everybody's wishes and be called corrupt; or impose on everybody by force your own idea of everybody's good.
    4.11 — Part 4 Chapter 11 (46% in)

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