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used in The Fountainhead

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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
  • You can't allow yourself to indulge every whim, as ordinary people can, because with them it doesn't matter anyway.
    1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (81% in)
  • And had added, with his charming knack for destroying the earnestness of his own moment: "I like to indulge in the luxury of commenting solely upon interesting subjects.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (5% in)
  • He gave people what they wanted, plus a justification for indulging the tastes of which they had been ashamed.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (65% in)
  • If you make them indulge themselves, it shames them.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (66% in)

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