Pander

From our new word source, Vocabulary for College I by Paul B. Diederich and Sydell Terris Carlton, 1965.
The previous owner of the workbook composed his use-this-word-in-a-sentence assignment this way: “The magazine pandered to the lowest tastes.

Pander
VERB
To supply material or opportunity for vices, or to act as a go-between in love intrigues. The scandal sheet pandered to the low taste of its subscribers.

The Free Dictionary Online: Pander
1. To act as a go-between or liaison in sexual intrigues; function as a procurer.
2. To cater to the lower tastes and desires of others or exploit their weaknesses: “He refused to pander to nostalgia and escapism” (New York Times).

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