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indulgent
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  • I hope it is not self-indulgent to shed these tears as I think of it.
  • His lordship gave me an indulgent look and acknowledged my curtsy very graciously.
  • It is well for the old girl that she has but one birthday in a year, for two such indulgences in poultry might be injurious.
  • I had no need to remind myself that I was not there by the indulgence of any feeling of mine to increase the difficulties of the search, or to lessen its hopes, or enhance its delays.

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  • Indulgent parents risk spoiling their children.
  • Her parents are strict, but her grandparents are indulgent.

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