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dwell
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The Merchant of Venice
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as in: It dwells in the forest. Define
make one's home in; or to live in; or to stay (in a place)
  • You shall not seal to such a bond for me; I’ll rather dwell in my necessity.

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  • The creature dwells in the forest.
  • There family has dwelled in that valley for ten generations.

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unspecified meaning
  • Can you tell me whether one Launcelot, that dwells with him, dwell with him or no?
  • Can you tell me whether one Launcelot, that dwells with him, dwell with him or no?

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  • And it is marvel he out-dwells his hour, For lovers ever run before the clock.
  • Approach; Here dwells my father Jew.

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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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