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So you’ll forgive a moment of indulgent irrationality and some merriment.The Security Perimeter Around the Capitol Starts to Recede — and Washington Feels a Little More Normal|Philip Elliott|March 25, 2021|Time
It feels more indulgent than the usual PB&J or energy bar but is still easy to snack on during lift rides without making a mess.
Parents are notoriously more indulgent of later-born children, letting them go out more at a younger age — including engaging in unsupervised informal play.Why Are Great Athletes More Likely To Be Younger Siblings?|Tim Wigmore|December 1, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
I would love some ideas for pre-Thanksgiving snacks that feel fun and indulgent, but won’t make me too full for the actual meal.A Holiday Snacking Game Plan That Won’t Stress You Out|Elazar Sontag|November 23, 2020|Eater
It is not indulgent or escapist to engage with art on levels outside of the political, or to free art from the shackles of the state.
Both followed wars; people were tired of idealism and self-sacrifice and were determined to enjoy a self- indulgent materialism.
His last words, or so they say, were woefully self-indulgent: “Why me, Johnny Lazia, who has been the friend of everybody?”
A British editorialist called it, “mesmerizingly precious and hideously self-indulgent.”
Then, after their brief, indulgent stare, the two of them took off down the street, clearly unimpressed.
Oftentimes public fear like this can be a self-indulgent kind of collective astral projection.
Isabel's eyes were dancing with so purely youthful and feminine a triumph that he could not but feel indulgent.
Undoubtedly, as they grow stronger and stronger, it will be wise in the home government to be more and more indulgent.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
He delivered his repeated phrases with an unctuous indulgent roll that made Gwynne long to grind his teeth.
He was a loving, indulgent father, and the girls adored him, but no sterner disciplinarian ever held sway.Those Dale Girls|Frank Weston Carruth
Elsie would think it self-indulgent and abominable to stay in bed to breakfast—I don't.Marriage la mode|Mrs. Humphry Ward