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 for humoring
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Humor \Hu"mor\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Humored; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To comply with the humor of; to adjust matters so as suit
        the peculiarities, caprices, or exigencies of; to adapt
        one's self to; to indulge by skillful adaptation; as, to
        humor the mind.
        [1913 Webster]
              It is my part to invent, and the musician's to humor
              that invention.                       --Dryden.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To help on by indulgence or compliant treatment; to
        soothe; to gratify; to please.
        [1913 Webster]
              You humor me when I am sick.          --Pope.
     Syn: To gratify; to indulge. See Gratify.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of indulging or gratifying a desire [syn:
           indulgence, indulging, pampering, humoring]

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