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indulgence

  

      n  
1    the act of indulging or state of being indulgent  
2    a pleasure, habit, etc., indulged in; extravagance  
fur coats are an indulgence     
3    liberal or tolerant treatment  
4    something granted as a favour or privilege  
5      (R.C. Church)   a remission of the temporal punishment for sin after its guilt has been forgiven  
6      (Commerce)   an extension of time granted as a favour for payment of a debt or as fulfilment of some other obligation  
7      (Also called)    Declaration of Indulgence   a royal grant during the reigns of Charles II and James II of England giving Nonconformists and Roman Catholics a measure of religious freedom  
      vb   tr  
8      (R.C. Church)   to designate as providing indulgence  
indulgenced prayers     
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
be consumed by an emotion; experience an intense feeling
be beside oneself with joy/ grief/ anger etc.
exp.
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
v.
utter a soliloquy ; talk to oneself
exp.
have a great time; enjoy oneself
exp.
to be unable to think for oneself
used in a condescending way
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