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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, write, or speak about 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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