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dwelling
used in
Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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dwelling
Used in
Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • It was bad enough that he kept revisiting the graveyard in his nightmares, without dwelling on it in his waking moments too.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Harry had not thought about those words in weeks; he had been too absorbed in what was going on at Hogwarts, too busy dwelling on the ongoing battles with Umbridge, the injustice of all the Ministry interference… but now they came back to him and made him wonder… Voldemort's anger would make sense if he was no nearer to laying hands on the weapon, whatever it was.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Harry received two more 'D's in Potions; he was still on tenterhooks that Hagrid might get the sack; and he couldn't stop himself dwelling on the dream in which he had been Voldemort — though he didn't bring it up with Ron and Hermione again; he didn't want another telling-off from Hermione.  (not reviewed by editor)

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