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Word: pander

Definition: cater to (the low desires of others)


Sentences Containing 'pander'

Dalton, likewise, in Pander and Dalton's work on Fossil Sloths, expressed, in 1821, a similar belief.
True to the lyrics of "Ding Dong", Harrison refused to celebrate the past in his concerts or pander to the media's nostalgia for the Beatles, and many in the mainstream music press criticised the poor state of his voice and his decision to feature Ravi Shankar so heavily in the program.
While Wynand shares many of the character qualities of Roark, his success is dependent upon his ability to pander to public opinion, a flaw which eventually leads to his downfall.
You can't fault it, because the characters are real." Kaluta dismissed gender categorizers by saying of the "Starstruck" characters, "They're people that don't pander to what you're expecting a female character in a science fiction play or comic book to be, they're just people.

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