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indulge in something

 
1. to take pleasure in doing something; to do something habitually. No, I don't indulge in contact sports anymore. We don't indulge in strenuous activity.
2. to choose to eat a certain food or drink something, usually alcohol. I don't usually indulge in hard spirits, but just this once. I indulge in chocolate until I can't hold any more.
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indulge someone with something

to grant someone the favor or privilege of something. Please indulge me with this one favor. He always indulged himself with dinner at a nice restaurant when he went into town.
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indulge in

v.
To engage or take part in something, especially freely, avidly, and for one's own sake or pleasure: The college students indulged in childish pranks. Those teenagers indulge in all the latest fads.
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At the time of launch, Muller claimed the Indulge range would bridge the gap "between standard and luxury desserts by providing an 'everyday' indulgent dessert at an accessible price point.
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Indulge an ego often enough, and they all start tossing in schoolboy tantrums when they can't get their own way.
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They indulge in some odd form of escapism by locking themselves indoors, sealing themselves off from the rest of the world -- which, given their recent public behavior, might not be all bad.
From soothing music and massage techniques to your therapist's choice of products, the experts at the Spa at La Costa aim to indulge, invigorate, and inspire you, relieve aching muscles, and alleviate stress.
Quite frankly if the urge strikes me to grab a mid morning snack or to buy a magazine then I'm going to indulge as I am a firm believer in a little bit of what you like does you good.
Readers are sure to indulge themselves into the pages of Anything But The Moon as the poetry's inclinations twist from notion to implication to statement.