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synonyms for condescend

  • accommodate
  • accord
  • acquiesce
  • agree
  • bend
  • comply
  • concede
  • deign
  • descend
  • favor
  • grant
  • oblige
  • submit
  • unbend
  • vouchsafe
  • yield
  • be courteous
  • come down off high horse
  • degrade oneself
  • demean oneself
  • high-hat
  • lower oneself
  • see fit
  • talk down to
  • toss a few crumbs
See also synonyms for: condescending / condescends

antonyms for condescend

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  • contradict
  • decline
  • deny
  • disagree
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • disobey
  • dispute
  • dissent
  • fight
  • hinder
  • oppose
  • prevent
  • protest
  • refuse
  • reject
  • resist
  • veto
  • withhold
  • rise above
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How to use condescend in a sentence

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.
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"I wouldn't condescend to be mean, Laura," put in Lady Margaret, whilst the dowager fanned her hot face.
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“If you will condescend to explain the frying-pan I may perhaps relieve you from the fire,” said Selby with emphasis.
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It will be quite all right for you to offer me a cup of tea, if your kitchen mechanic will condescend.
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It went perforce to the ragman, if he would condescend to accept it.
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They might condescend to drop me a courtesy, and then—anarchy, as before.
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If you would invite me—or condescend to permit me to pay my share of the expenses.
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He will rather condescend to peace upon hard terms now than stay longer, if he finds himself in danger to be forced to worse.
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The better class of authors were too serious to condescend to compete with the badchen in their efforts to entertain.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONDESCEND

  • condescend
  • consent
  • deem worthy
  • patronize
  • see fit
  • stoop
  • think fit
  • vouchsafe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.