1. condescending characteristic of those who treat others with arrogance
  2. notwithstanding despite anything to the contrary
  3. outstanding of major significance or importance
  4. understanding the condition of someone who knows and comprehends
  5. longstanding having existed for a long time
  6. freestanding standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything
  7. upstanding meriting respect or esteem
  8. standing social or financial or professional status or reputation
  9. persistent stubbornly unyielding
  10. outstandingly in an outstanding manner or to an outstanding degree
  11. astounding bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
  12. descending coming down or downward
  13. misunderstanding an understanding of something that is not correct
  14. understandingly with understanding
  15. corresponding similar especially in position or purpose
  16. extenuating partially excusing or justifying
  17. unstinting very generous
  18. persisting relentless and indefatigable in pursuit or as if in pursuit
  19. pretending the act of giving a false appearance
  20. book binding the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book

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