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She gave him the what-for pretty regularly and he would give her that condescending dad eye.

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Steward says what persuaded him to get the shot was clear facts presented in a way that wasn’t condescending.

European leaders even more obviously condescend to him and Angela Merkel is not longer holding back about settlements.

"I wouldn't condescend to be mean, Laura," put in Lady Margaret, whilst the dowager fanned her hot face.

“If you will condescend to explain the frying-pan I may perhaps relieve you from the fire,” said Selby with emphasis.

It will be quite all right for you to offer me a cup of tea, if your kitchen mechanic will condescend.

It went perforce to the ragman, if he would condescend to accept it.

They might condescend to drop me a courtesy, and then—anarchy, as before.

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On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to condescend, such as: accommodate, accord, acquiesce, agree, bend, and comply.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.