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indult

noun in·dult \ˈin-ˌdəlt, in-ˈ\

Definition of INDULT

:  a special often temporary dispensation granted in the Roman Catholic Church
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Origin of INDULT

Middle English (Scots), from Medieval Latin indultum, from Late Latin, grant, from Latin, neuter of indultus, past participle of indulgēre
First Known Use: 15th century

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