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Synonyms for indulge

gratify

Synonyms

indulge yourself

Synonyms

  • treat yourself
  • splash out
  • spoil yourself
  • luxuriate in something
  • overindulge yourself

Synonyms for indulge

to comply with the wishes or ideas of (another)

to treat with indulgence and often overtender care

to grant or have what is demanded by (a need or desire)

to take extravagant pleasure

to involve oneself in (an activity)

Synonyms for indulge

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And she leaned back in the corner, to indulge her murmurs, or to reason them away; probably a little of both such being the commonest process of a not illdisposed mind.
It is a great pleasure where one can indulge in it," said the young man, "though there are not many houses that I should presume on so far; but in coming home I felt I might do any thing.
The audience is supposed to be too dull to comprehend unless something of their own is thrown in by the performers, who therefore indulge in restless movements.
George Morton played on the German flute in a manner that vibrated on her nerves with an exquisite thrill that she often strove to conquer, and yet ever loved to indulge.
Really, I pretend to no reasoning upon the subject at all," said Charlotte, smiling; "but if you have such an intention, indulge in it freely, I beg of you, for you will not find a rival in me.
Out of that five millions the small tyrant tried to keep an army of ten thousand men, pay all the hundreds of useless Grand Equerries in Waiting, First Grooms of the Bedchamber, Lord High Chancellors of the Exploded Exchequer, and all the other absurdities which these puppy-kingdoms indulge in, in imitation of the great monarchies; and in addition he set about building a white marble palace to cost about five millions itself.
For instance, I have seen even fond mothers so far indulge their guileless, elegant daughters--misses of fifteen or sixteen--as to give them a few gold coins and teach them how to play; and though the young ladies may have won or have lost, they have invariably laughed, and departed as though they were well pleased.
I answered drily that I had very little money in my possession, and that, consequently, I was hardly in a position to indulge in any conspicuous play, even if I did gamble.