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patronize
used in The Horse Whisperer

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

or:

the actions of a patron (to support someone or something; or to be a customer)
  • He cocked an eyebrow and gave her a patronizing, professional kind of smile.
    Thirteen (18% in)
  • It's dumb and patronizing and phony.
    Twenty-one (84% in)

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