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dwell
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The Awakening
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dwell
Used in
The Awakening
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  • She was not dwelling upon any particular train of thought.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • (This was a sinister reflection which she cherished.) In the presence of others she expressed admiration for his exalted gifts, as she handed the photograph around and dwelt upon the fidelity of the likeness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was not that she dwelt upon details of their acquaintance, or recalled in any special or peculiar way his personality; it was his being, his existence, which dominated her thought, fading sometimes as if it would melt into the mist of the forgotten, reviving again with an intensity which filled her with an incomprehensible longing.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: Don`t dwell on it.
as in: It dwells in the forest.
as in: a modest dwelling
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