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condescend

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

Synonyms for deign

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

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And now," he said, "may I inquire what are the orders with which your majesty deigns to honor me?
I think your majesty will have no need to apply to the police to know where my friends are, but that if you will deign to interrogate the cardinal he can reply without any further inquiry than into his own recollections.
His favourite of the many unusual spots he likes to hang out is on top of any door that opens meaning his people have to wait until he deigns to jump down before they can close it, as obviously it's the height (pun intended) of bad manners to ever move a cat.
Crewel Intentions: Fresh Ideas for Jacobean Embroidery uses step-by-step instructions and color photos to explore the basics of working with a Jacobean shape, and shows how to use different threads, beads and crystals to embroider a range of deigns.
speech evades what speech deigns not to try; still, if the truth is not
THIS Farrelly brothers comedy tells of a selfish man who only deigns to date women he considers to be physically flawless.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS LISA CROP OLD AVIV LIAR SAY HYPE ADRIATIC NAPS SWEDE DEIGNS POLO OWNED MAN PAP NESS MEY PANE SRI PATMITTS SCAR SACHET WATER SEPT EYEPIECE UTAH S I N ATOM RUSE TAT HATS EBAY WEE THINKER Across: 1 Lead, 4 Shame, 7 Wrist, 8 Beech, 9 Andes, 10 Restaurant, 14 Trashy, 16 Throne, 17 Improbable, 22 Trait, 23 React, 25 Elgin, 26 Motor, 27 Howl.