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indulgent
used in David Copperfield

6 uses
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Definition to treat with extra kindness or tolerance
  • Weak indulgence has ruined me.
    Chapters 37-39 (95% in)
  • He believed he was an indulgent father (as indeed he was), and I might spare myself any solicitude on her account.
    Chapters 37-39 (40% in)
  • Indulgence in remembrance, and indulgence in forgetfulness.
    Chapters 37-39 (95% in)
  • Indulgence in remembrance, and indulgence in forgetfulness.
    Chapters 37-39 (95% in)
  • 'Though harrowing to myself to mention, the alienation of Mr. Micawber (formerly so domesticated) from his wife and family, is the cause of my addressing my unhappy appeal to Mr. Traddles, and soliciting his best indulgence.
    Chapters 49-51 (6% in)
  • Under ordinary circumstances, I should scruple to entreat the indulgence of Miss Trotwood and Miss Wickfield, but-'
    Chapters 55-57 (71% in)

There are no more uses of "indulgent" in David Copperfield.

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