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dwell

 
 
pronunciation:
dwel
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: dwelled, dwelling, dwells, dwelt
definition 1: to live or stay as a resident; reside.
synonyms:
abide, house, live, reside, tenant
similar words:
lodge, quarter, room, settle, sojourn, stay
definition 2: to be or remain in a given condition.
She dwells in constant fear of the future.
synonyms:
be, exist, remain, rest, stay
similar words:
abide, bide, continue, linger, tarry
definition 3: to think about, be concerned with, or remain attentive to (a particular thing) at length or habitually (often fol. by "on" or "upon").
Let's not dwell on this point.You must not dwell on past failures.
similar words:
descant, elaborate, expatiate, expound, obsess, ramble
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derivation: dweller (n.)
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