I can't remember the correct phrase you give someone if they are being overly nice to where it sounds condescending?

It would go like: don't --- me.

Would be a similar word to flatter or pander

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    don't patronize me? – P. O. Oct 11 '16 at 15:13
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    Don't tase me bro? – John Oct 11 '16 at 15:38
  • @John You clearly move in more violent circles than me if tasing people counts as being overly nice! – Janus Bahs Jacquet Oct 11 '16 at 21:25
  • @JanusBahsJacquet, what's sad is that's the first thing I thought of when I saw don't [blank] me... Even the second and third things weren't so nice! It may be time to get some Jesus... – John Oct 11 '16 at 21:30
  • @John Or a handful of restraining orders! – Janus Bahs Jacquet Oct 11 '16 at 21:31

Patronize (patronise)
I remembered the word!

  1. to behave towards (someone) in a way which is kind and friendly but which nevertheless shows that one thinks oneself to be more important, clever etc than that person.
    He's a nice fellow but he does patronise his assistants.

(The Free Dictionary)

  • Could you accept this answer to show that is is the correct one? I have updated it to add the required detail necessary for an answer. – BladorthinTheGrey Oct 11 '16 at 16:49

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