Predicate: deign

Roleset id: deign.01 , condescend to an action beneath one's dignity, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

deign.01: DEIGN-V NOTES: Frame by Claire (from deign.01-v)


deign (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: haughty agent
        Arg1-PPT: action condescended to

Example: Artist types

        Whenever-2 he-1 deigned *PRO*-1 to appear at the studio *T*-2, he was "hungover," uncooperative, rude, and insulting.

        Arg0: he
        Rel: deigned
        Arg1: *PRO*-1 to appear at the studio
        ArgM-TMP: *T*-2