verb (used without object), in·dulged, in·dulg·ing.
verb (used with object), in·dulged, in·dulg·ing.
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Origin of indulge
Examples from the Web for indulging
A president can do it, indulging his whims through unwritten laws and executive action.Valerie Jarrett, Obama Consigliere—and Democracy Killer|James Poulos|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Those who migrated to Asia were also indulging in art at the same time, possibly earlier.
The bigot today is often unaware either that he has prejudices or that he is indulging them.
Higher education should challenge students, not coddle them by indulging their pre-formed biases and preferences.
Indulging in the fantasy of a world without Rick was a pretty self-aware move for The Walking Dead.‘The Walking Dead’ Midseason Premiere Review of ‘After’: What if Rick Was Dead?|Melissa Leon|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had been indulging in a sound sleep under one of the broken fences and was wholly unconscious that his comrades had moved away.As I Remember|Marian Gouverneur
He had been indulging the habit during these last weeks of shifting responsibility from himself for what he had become.Corporal Cameron|Ralph Connor
A few more draughts of the stuff produced the result that was usual with him when indulging.The Lash|Olin L. Lyman
Except in the matter of indulging yourself in aircraft at my expense.Skyrider|B. M. Bower
That was quite sufficient to postpone any soliloquies I may have been indulging in until a later date.Across America by Motor-cycle|C. K. Shepherd
Word Origin for indulge
1630s, "to grant as a favor;" 1650s, of both persons and desires, "to treat with unearned favor;" a back-formation from indulgence, or else from Latin indulgere "to be complaisant." Related: Indulged; indulging.