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indulgency

[in-duhl-juh n-see] /ɪnˈdʌl dʒən si/
noun, plural indulgencies.
Origin of indulgency
1540-1550
1540-50; < Latin indulgentia; see indulge, -ency
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  • What right have I to judge others severely, do you suppose, when I must ask for indulgency myself?

    A House of Gentlefolk Ivan Turgenev
  • Max Schindelberger's smile took on the quality of indulgency as he advanced slowly toward B. Lesengeld.

    The Competitive Nephew Montague Glass

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