lording (it over)

present participle of lord (it over)
as in talking down (to)
to assume or treat with an air of superiority waiters at that fancy restaurant like to lord it over the customers, acting like they're doing them a favor just being there

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“Lording (it over).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lording%20%28it%20over%29. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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