Synonyms and Antonyms of INDULGE

to give in to (a desire) <the grandparents indulged the child's wishes to an extent that they never did with their own children>
Synonyms cater (to), gratify, humor
to give (oneself) over to something especially unrestrainedly <conventioneers who were obviously eager to indulge themselves in all of the vices that Las Vegas might offer>
Near Antonyms abstain (from), eschew, forbear, forgo (also forego), refrain (from); check, inhibit, restrain
Antonyms deny
to treat with great or excessive care <you indulge those grandkids in ways you never did with your own kids>

May 06, 2015
dauntless Hear it
fearless or very brave
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