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indulges

verb
present tense third-person singular of indulge

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1 to give in to (a desire)
  • the grandparents indulged the child's wishes to an extent that they never did with their own children

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2 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

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3 to treat with great or excessive care
  • you indulge those grandkids in ways you never did with your own kids

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“Indulges.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/indulges. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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