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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a markedly permissive manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • I was indulgently advised to give the kids what they wanted unless I wished my son to be socially ostracised
  • Adjective : an indulgent parent
  • Why, "indulgently," yu couldn't marry her -- yu couldn't marry her no more'n yu could kill me.
  • "Pretty good day's work," Roy admitted indulgently. for more
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