1 He seemed to be condescending to his companion.
2 He appeared to address condescending words to him from an immeasurable height.
3 "Yes, but it is hard for us to imagine eternity," remarked Dimmler, who had joined the young folk with a mildly condescending smile but now spoke as quietly and seriously as they.
4 After the condescending surprise, nonrecognition, and praise, from those who were not themselves dressed up, the young people decided that their costumes were so good that they ought to be shown elsewhere.
5 But her self-control was severely tested many times, because of the personal questions they asked and because of the smug and condescending attitude they displayed toward all things Southern.
6 While she was trying on the hat Carol felt very condescending.
7 He looked at me with a sort of condescending concern and compassion, as though he thought it a great pity that such a sensible young man should be so hopelessly lost to evangelical pagan piety.
8 This,' said the stranger, with a certain condescending roll in his voice, and a certain indescribable air of doing something genteel, which impressed me very much, 'is Master Copperfield.
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9 The doctor was meantime with difficulty restraining the expression of his contempt for this old gentleman, and with difficulty condescending to the level of his intelligence.
10 'Ay, my man,' said the gentleman in the white waistcoat, with a condescending smile.
11 He waited in his customary manner by walking round the enclosure and idling by the pool, for Wildeve was never asked into the house by his proud though condescending mistress.
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12 A Russian prince condescended to sit in a corner for an hour and talk with a massive lady, dressed like Hamlet's mother in black velvet with a pearl bridle under her chin.
13 The clerk, being a married man, condescended to take an interest in the couple, who appeared to be shopping for their family.
14 He is the kind of man, indeed, to whom I should never dare refuse anything, which he condescended to ask.
15 Colin frowned and condescended to look at her.