Real-world profilers have to be careful, and are, not to indulge in facile ethnic, racial or religious “profiling.”
If I want to indulge in weepiness, my favorite dog is buried about 1000 feet from my house and I can go out and talk to him.
“Anger is not an emotion that I am allowing myself to indulge,” he said at the time.
However, this may be a larger comment about the site's willingness to indulge the female, but not the male, gaze.
Battle is the most significant competition in which a man can indulge.
There was no time for a cold bath before chapel, although Frank would have given something to indulge in one.
He was even able to indulge himself in a quiet, sobering grin at his own folly.
Men who indulge themselves in writing anonymous accusations seldom limit themselves to one effusion.
He was just the sort of man to indulge in irony for his own satisfaction.
Their complete helplessness, as they lay undressed and unarmed, caused the burghers to indulge in hearty laughter.
1630s, "to grant as a favor;" 1650s, of both persons and desires, "to treat with unearned favor;" a back-formation from indulgence, or else from Latin indulgere "to be complaisant." Related: Indulged; indulging.