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condescend
(v)
con-dǝ-SEND
Meaning

1. act like you're doing someone a big favor by being nice to them

1st Sample Sentence

1. I very much doubt that the university vice-chancellor would condescend to meet with a delegation of mere students.

2nd Meaning

2. treat kindly, but with a superior and indulgent air

2nd Sample Sentence

2. Most times the celebrity would rush past his waiting fans without waiting to return their smiles or greetings but, on some rare occasions he would wait and condescend to sign autographs and pose for pictures.

Root

com (together)#de (down) scandere (climb) (Latin)

Mnemonics

It has the word descend in it, it implies descending to a lower position

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