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indulgence

noun     /ɪnˈdʌldʒəns/
STATE [U]
behaviour in which you eat or drink too much or do anything you want: I need to lose weight after all that indulgence on holiday.Pleasure and happiness
THING [C]
something that you do or have because you want to, not because you need it: Silk sheets are one of my indulgences.Pleasure and happiness
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