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indulgences

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plural of indulgence

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1 an act of kind assistance
  • as an only child, she was used to getting every kind of indulgence from her doting parents

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2 something adding to pleasure or comfort but not absolutely necessary
  • bubble baths were her one indulgence

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“Indulgences.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/indulgences. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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