Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of indulge.

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Examples

  • He beautified here and beautified there, built a new drawing-room, added bedrooms, constructed a tunnel under the road, erected in the “wilderness” on the other side of the road a Swiss chalet, which had been presented to him by Fechter, the French-English actor, and in short indulged in all the thousand and one vagaries of a proprietor who is enamoured of his property.

    Life of Charles Dickens

  • He beautified here and beautified there, built a new drawing-room, added bedrooms, constructed a tunnel under the road, erected in the "wilderness" on the other side of the road a Swiss châlet, which had been presented to him by Fechter, the French-English actor, and in short indulged in all the thousand and one vagaries of a proprietor who is enamoured of his property.

    Life of Charles Dickens

  • I gathered from the expression of the officer's face, and the dread legible upon the culprit's, that it might be some considerable time before his itch for breaking the eighth commandment could be again indulged in.

    Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands

  • But it did not suffice them that they were herein indulged themselves, they must have the Gentile converts brought under the same obligations.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • The petitioning recommenced; Lord Lyndhurst became Chancellor, and the hope of a legal appointment was again indulged.

    English Laws for Women in the Nineteenth Century

  • But finding little encouragement this way for any who could not in conscience join with prelacy, or the prevailing defections of those called the indulged, he took a resolution, and went over among others to Holland (shortly before or after Bothwel) for the further improvement of his studies, where he continued some short time, and then returned home to his native country.

    Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies) A Brief Historical Account of the Lives, Characters, and Memorable Transactions of the Most Eminent Scots Worthies

  • After the original version of the album had already been released in October 1979, it was remixed and reissued with a new sleeve in mid 1980 - meaning many fans shelling out twice for the same product (something we would all have to get used to in the years to come as countless bands and labels indulged in remixes, re-issues and multiple formats)

    THE VINYL VILLAIN

  • They think that women need to be kept in their place, not "indulged," taught how to think rationally and solve real problems.

    Why Men Don't Listen to Women

  • But because of HP, I "indulged" myself while at school and took courses in Children's Lit and YA Lit.

    How I Found Out About Harry

  • Furthermore, the quote clearly shows that Washington viewed himself as an outsider to biblical Christianity, and suggests that he merely "indulged" the Christians by going to church, etc.

    Veterans Today

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