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indulging

verb
present participle 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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“Indulging.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/indulging. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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