indulgence


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an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires

a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone

the remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory that is still due for sins even after absolution

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Some accounts relate that Tetzel once sold an indulgence to a nobleman who was seeking protection against a future sin.
Choose your moment of indulgence carefully from; an impulsive snack-on-the-go, a breakfast treat sprinkled on yoghurt or cereal, an added crunch to your fruit salad.
To a person of limited means, it is only more important and obvious that one must have one's little indulgences.
Chicago-based Conagra Brands' Marie Callender's brand includes new single-serve Banana Cream pies, in a move aimed at meeting consumers' desire to fuse indulgence and moderation.
An indulgence may reduce the penance required after a sin has been forgiven, or the purification process after death or purgatory.
I always understood he was elected to represent the people of our town, not his own indulgences.
Consumers are looking for desserts that are quick and easy, yet mindful indulgences, fit for after a meal or anytime snack.
Handbags remains a key product type for Swedes, especially females, in terms of indulgence spending, which is good news for the category as a whole.
The "jubilee" indulgence is offered to all the group's members for a period beginning next month, during the 75th anniversary year of the Legion's founding and will conclude next June.
In a last day duel, Whimsical sailed in steady rain and light winds, to finish just one point clear of British yachtsman Robert Campbell, sailing the borrowed Sydney boat Indulgence.
Touring behind a great titled remix album which I won't even try to get the name of in a family paper, electro-punk pioneers Mindless Self Indulgence invades Worcester this weekend.
The Americans have the highest indulgence toward the Zionists," Khamenei stated, "and they have to.
I refer to the Pope not - I repeat not - saying one can obtain an indulgence via Twitter.
Pope Francis has granted such an indulgence - the highest form of forgiveness - to devotees who arrive in Rio de Janeiro to attend the 28th WYD.
Thus Ahlawat apparently deserves indulgence at least on this count," the court said.