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indulge
used in Lonesome Dove

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
  • The Hat Creek outfit was hardly known as a trail-driving bunch, but on the other hand Captain Call was not a man to indulge in idle talk.
    Chapters 5-6 (32% in)
  • Call was not willing to indulge him in any dramatics.
    Chapters 25-25 (19% in)
  • " "Don't I indulge your every whim?" he asked.
    Chapters 44-45 (20% in)
  • At night, alone, he grew bitter at himself for indulging in such pointless thoughts.
    Chapters 79-80 (23% in)

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