as in to stoop
to descend to a level that is beneath one's dignity I will not condescend to answer the sore loser's charge that I cheated in order to win the race

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as in to patronize
to assume or treat with an air of superiority wealthy people who tend to be condescending toward their poor relations

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“Condescend.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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