Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: indulging
IPA transcription: [,ɪnd'ʌldʒɪŋ]
Pronunciations of indulging
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: indulgence, indulging, pampering, humoring
    Meaning: the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
Usage examples
  • Was I indulging the children too much, or what was it?
  • When we had reassembled and were indulging in our mimic dance, Little Wound was not allowed to dance.
  • We have known a man to gain the sobriquet of "Split-log Mitchell" by indulging in the luxury of building a cabin of square-hewn timbers.
  • But that did not deter him from indulging in various vivid speculations about Joe Wegg, which the simple villagers listened to with attention.
  • "Partial relatives have almost persuaded me that I am not entirely worthless in a duet myself; and we may enliven our wayfaring by indulging in our favorite pursuit.
  • He began at once to fight the tendency, and felt very guilty and very ashamed for indulging it. He prayed for help and at times wept over his failures to break the habit so quickly formed.
  • While I was thus indulging my grief my host entered, and said, "There is an old man downstairs who has brought your hatchet and slippers, which he picked up on the road, and now restores to you, as he found out from one of your comrades where you lived.
  • Whatever may be the limits or modifications of the powers of the Union, it is easy to imagine an endless train of possible dangers; and by indulging an excess of jealousy and timidity, we may bring ourselves to a state of absolute scepticism and irresolution.
  • The soldier, the merchant, the mechanic, indulging the fervors of zeal, and guided by the illapses of the spirit, resigned himself to an inward and superior direction, and was consecrated, in a manner, by an immediate intercourse and communication with heaven.
  • Their manners and habits are now so well known to the world, having been so often described by eyewitnesses, that it would be only indulging self-conceit, to add my account in full to the rest. I cannot help wishing, however, that my readers could see them for themselves.
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