Variant of indulge
- to yield to or satisfy (a desire); give oneself up to: to indulge a craving for sweets
- to gratify the wishes of; be very lenient with; humor
- Archaic to grant as a kindness, favor, or privilege
Origin: L indulgere, to be kind to, yield to < in- + base prob. akin to Gr dolichos, long & Goth tulgus, firm
- indulger noun
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