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dwell

dwell

 
pronunciation:
dwel
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part of speech: verb
inflections: dwelled, dwelling, dwells, dwelt
definition 1: to have one's home in; live or stay in.
He dwells in the mountains.
synonyms:
abide, live, reside
similar words:
lodge, quarter, room, settle, stay
definition 2: to think, write, or speak about over and over again for a long time (often followed by "on" or "upon").
He dwelled upon his mother's death.You must not dwell upon your mistakes.
similar words:
elaborate, ramble
derivation: dweller (n.)
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