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patronize
used in Lonesome Dove

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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)
  • Call thought the old man rather patronizing—he knew enough to water a horse before setting off into a desert.
    Chapters 89-90 (14% in)

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