deign


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condescend

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to descend to a level considered inappropriate to one's dignity

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do something that one considers to be below one's dignity

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He spends considerable space excoriating people who deign to like instant coffee, Starbucks coffee, Robusta coffee, espresso, or any number of so-called specialty blends.
There were several gratuitous PDF files (I accidentally clicked one and had to wait the standard half hour for Acrobat Reader to deign to open it) but, joy of joys, the text size can be varied by the user.
Ronald Witt's interpretation of humanism as a neo-classicizing stylistic and aesthetic ideal, beginning well before Petrarch with poetry and later extending to prose, is a position Levi does not even deign to mention.
She would not be entitled to vote, everything she possesses would legally be her husband's and, in all probability, the Birmingham Post would not deign to publish correspondence from a disenfranchised, penniless non-entity.
Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles) Very exciting to have the Getty deign to consider, much less commission, works by contemporary artists, yet despite the generally excellent roster, "Departures" was a dud--save for Prina's Vinyl IL Museological interrogation and dirge in the guise of a musical meditation on two paintings in the Getty's collection--one that looks like a de la Tour but isn't, the other a de la Tour that looks like it's by somebody else--the referential impact of the film skids gorgeously on the third meaning, the unquantifiable fun of Prina's bright red jumpsuit, and the elegiac tonalities of his singing voice.
We, tiny bits of protoplasm in a limitless universe, deign to speak to the Creator of all this, and we expect God to return our calls
ModaCAD design markets and supports advanced virtual reality, rendering and modeling software for industrial design and retail customers in the home furnishings, apparel, textile and home deign industries.
Postmodernists deign to argue precisely this point, often in interesting ways.
The company was founded a year ago to offer creative services from web deign and hosting to branding and signage.
Delta is the only US-based airline with both commercial and private jet services and it says this allows customers to deign their travel plans with the combined reach and convenience of a large commercial airline network and an on-demand charter service.
Many respondents objected that we no longer use deign except ironically, as in "Would you deign to close that door?
Which in plain English means these people are either too lazy or too scared to go back to work but either way they're to be rewarded if they deign to go back.
How granting amnesty to millions of foreign lawbreakers enhances our national security, the president did not deign to explain.
Inman, a Republican, all but gave Clinton a dressing-down, saying he needed to have "a comfort level" with the President (not vice-versa) before he would deign to take the top Pentagon post.
With three flunkies from the hotel forced to help her load the various items of clothing, shoes, handbags, make-up and cosmetics into her waiting limo, the former Spice Girl did actually deign to shift one or two pieces herself.