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used in Anne Of Green Gables

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to give into a desire or enjoy something — especially in excess of what is thought good—such as a desire to eat too much cake, or be too lazy


to allow or help someone to get their way or enjoy something — especially something that (probably because of excess) is not considered to be good or proper
  • What if she, Marilla, should indulge Matthew's unaccountable whim and let her stay?
    Chapter 5 — Anne's History (82% in)
  • "Anne Shirley, since you seem to be so fond of the boys' company we shall indulge your taste for it this afternoon," he said sarcastically.
    Chapter 15 — A Tempest in the School Teapot (66% in)
  • Little girls never indulged in that kind of fun when I was young.
    Chapter 19 — A Concert a Catastrophe and a Confession (87% in)
  • A good cry, indulged in the grateful solitude of the east gable, had soothed her nerves and restored her to her wonted cheerfulness.
    Chapter 28 — An Unfortunate Lily Maid (91% in)
  • And that night, when Anne had gone to prayer meeting with Diana, Marilla sat alone in the wintry twilight and indulged in the weakness of a cry.
    Chapter 31 — Where the Brook and River Meet (63% in)

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