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indulgent

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1 tolerant and kind in the judgment of and expectations for others

  • she was perhaps a bit too indulgent with her children, who always seemed to get away with everything
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2 given to or marked by excessive gratification of one's desires

  • inherited riches helped fuel her indulgent lifestyle
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3 willing to do a favor

  • an indulgent clerk who let me try on practically every size-seven shoe the store had
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exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

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