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How to use patronizing in a sentence
These blind spots can make the album’s appeal to just relax and go outside feel a little patronizing at times.Lorde’s ‘Solar Power’ Is All About Reconnecting with Nature | smurguia | August 25, 2021 | Outside Online
Members of the royal family—including the tsar’s rather bohemian favorite uncle, the aforementioned Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich Romanov—began patronizing temperance.Tsar Nicolas II Thought Vodka Was Hurting Russians—But Banning It Helped Destroy His Empire | Mark Lawrence Schrad | July 20, 2021 | Time
The sales tax factors in big too, Gin said, since visitors and tourists normally would be patronizing restaurants and shops.Tech Is Rising and Tourism Is Tanking, But San Diego Still Banks on the Latter | Ramin Skibba | March 26, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
He said Moscow would ignore the patronizing statements of Western leaders on the case.Russian opposition leader Navalny ordered jailed, calls on supporters to keep pressure on Putin | Isabelle Khurshudyan, Robyn Dixon | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Mehta was himself accused of highhandedness at times, notably in a 1989 article in the satirical magazine Spy, in which former assistants described him as patronizing and domineering.Ved Mehta, whose monumental autobiography explored life in India, dies at 86 | Harrison Smith | January 12, 2021 | Washington Post
It is loathed by some critics who find it patronizing, silly, and superficial.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble | Kevin Fallon | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Many commenters found her essay less empowering and more patronizing.Is ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Immune to GamerGate Misogyny? | David Levesley | October 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Among the explorers, a state of mind developed that was patronizing and paternalistic.
We will gladly continue patronizing those stores, but will not be taking our rifles.
Or they might stop patronizing Starbucks and start patronizing a hipster java upstart like Stumptown.Buying a Gift Card Is Really Making a Free Loan to Big Business | Daniel Gross | December 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Hence we find them frequently patronizing "mediums" and fortune tellers of various kinds.Gospel Philosophy | J. H. Ward
His merit was his patriotism, and his patronizing such men as Burke, and bringing them into influence.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Even masters entering through the swinging doors seemed glad to pass beyond the range of the heroes' patronizing contemplation.Sinister Street, vol. 1 | Compton Mackenzie
She was getting impatient of their patronizing laughter, as if she were a child.Wayside Courtships | Hamlin Garland
To him, despite his well-exploited and patronizing devotion to them, the lower animals are disgustingly low.Revolution and Other Essays | Jack London
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