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indulge
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

4 uses
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Definition
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

or:

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
  • Mustn't let them think we British ladies are so petty as to indulge in arguments on the streets.
    Chapter 1 (57% in)
  • We don't indulge bad habits here at Spence, Mademoiselle Scholarship," she says, giving the last two words a nasty emphasis.
    Chapter 5 (57% in)
  • She's gotten what she wants from Brigid so there's not much point indulging her, as far as she's concerned.
    Chapter 17 (76% in)
  • Would you indulge me?
    Chapter 30 (25% in)

There are no more uses of "indulge" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.

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