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used in The Glass Castle

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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
  • That afternoon I called Mom, who still never drank anything stronger than tea, and asked if I should indulge Dad.
    p. 277.8
  • It felt unbearably selfish, just downright wrong, to be indulging myself with an education in the liberal arts at a fancy private college while Mom and Dad were on the streets.
    p. 258.4

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