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The Great Gatsby
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as in: a modest dwelling Define
a house or shelter in which someone lives
  • I am part of that, a little solemn with the feel of those long winters, a little complacent from growing up in the Carraway house in a city where dwellings are still called through decades by a family’s name.

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  • There is a second dwelling unit on the property.
  • We searched the entire valley and did not find her dwelling.

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as in: Don't dwell on it. Define
to think, communicate, or let attention stay on (or return to) something for a prolonged period
as in: It dwells in the forest. Define
make one's home in; or to live in; or to stay (in a place)
as in: a modest dwelling Define
a house or shelter in which someone lives
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