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Verb: indulge  in'dúlj
  1. Give free rein to
    "The writer indulged in metaphorical language"
  2. Yield (to); give satisfaction to
    - gratify, pander
  3. Enjoy to excess
    "She indulges in ice cream";
    - luxuriate
  4. Treat with excessive indulgence
    "grandparents often indulge the children";
    - pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker [rare], baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, nanny [informal]

Derived forms: indulged, indulges, indulging

Type of: cater, consume, deplete, do by, eat, eat up, exhaust, handle, ply, provide, run through, supply, treat, use up, wipe out

Encyclopedia: Indulge