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indulgent

adjective     /ɪnˈdʌldʒənt/
If you are indulgent to someone, you give them anything they want and do not mind if they behave badly: an indulgent fatherCausing pleasure
indulgently adverb She smiled indulgently at her son. →  See also self-indulgent
(Definition of indulgent from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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