Example sentences for: indulges

How can you use “indulges” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Dr. Johnson's definition, curiously, marks one of those rare occasions when the drudge rebels against his drudgery and defiantly indulges in a moment's humor or whimsy.

  • Friedman may be guilty of the fatuous contention that no two countries with McDonald's franchises have ever gone to war with each other, but Rieff, in Los Angeles , indulges in some fast-food mysticism of his own when he sees a harbinger of our globalized, miscegenated, Third World future in the advent of the pita fajita.

  • Thompson's real problem isn't that he indulges himself, it's that he's lazy.

  • The pathologist makes do with red wine until an effective drug is available, the biochemist discards the bread from her sandwiches, and the mathematician indulges in designer chocolate with a clear conscience.

  • Flirt (Gk. phlért ) is no longer a person who indulges in harmless dalliance but a lover, male or female or the love affair itself (more often than not, illicit); hula hoop means leotards; nylon is the transparent kind of plastic; shocking, used as a plural noun (Gk. sókin ), means off-color or risqué stories; and Texas , as in the sentence, It has become texas, means out of control, maniacally chaotic and violent (though this may be an idiosyncratic use by a small group of people).


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