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patronize
used in City of Bones

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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)
  • "Oh, it's big enough," he said patronizingly, "but somehow I was expecting something... you know."
    Chapter 19 (1% in)

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