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patronize
used in Me Before You

3 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)
  • I was working out what I could add about how patronizing he was when I turned and saw that he was still looking at me.
    p. 180.3
  • Now he was just Will—maddening, mercurial, clever, funny Will—who patronized me and liked to play Professor Higgins to my Eliza Doolittle.
    p. 204.8
  • 'Don't patronize her, dear.
    p. 289.3

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