indulge


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indulge

verb accommodate, acquiesce, allow, bear with, do a favor, do service for, endure, entertain, favor, flatter, fulfill, give in to, give license to, go along with, humor, jumps into, minister to, pamper, pander to, permit, satiate, satisfy, spoil, tolerate, yield to
See also: bestow, concede, enable, foster, furnish, give, grant, let, pander, patronize, permit, sanction, suffer, tolerate, vouchsafe
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she pursued, kneeling down by me, and lifting her winsome eyes to my face with that sort of look which turns off bad temper, even when one has all the right in the world to indulge it.
If you will excuse my fancy, and indulge it, you will do me a favor for which I shall be very grateful.
If people are so silly as to indulge the sentiment, is it my fault?
Then it fell for a tender moment on the jaundiced page of my old Boccaccio,--a rare edition, which I had taken from my knapsack to indulge myself with the appreciation of a connoisseur.
And now, Sir Cedric,'' he said, ``my ears are chiming vespers with the strength of your good wine permit us another pledge to the welfare of the Lady Rowena, and indulge us with liberty to pass to our repose.
Still, she thought, there was no reason why an eccentric workman, insufferably talkative, and capable of an allusion to the pen of the poet, should not indulge himself with cheap gloves.
And then he induced Mamma Valerius to indulge a queer whim of his.
He often allowed him to indulge in this pastime, but he had ordered his grand-vizir always to go with him, and never to lose sight of him.
The other unhappy men had been so long without food, that they could not with impunity indulge in the simplest aliments that were given them.
The audience is supposed to be too dull to comprehend unless something of their own is thrown in by the performers, who therefore indulge in restless movements.
True, he is only a subordinate official, and sometimes loves to rate and scold; yet why should he not do so--why should he not indulge in a little vituperation when he feels like it?
George Morton played on the German flute in a manner that vibrated on her nerves with an exquisite thrill that she often strove to conquer, and yet ever loved to indulge.