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dwell
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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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  • After all Mr. and Mrs. Weasley had done for him over the summer But he had no time to dwell on this; Professor McGonagall was moving along the Gryffindor table, handing out course schedules.
  • Fred had "rescued" the brilliant orange, fire-dwelling lizard from a Care of Magical Creatures class and it was now smouldering gently on a table surrounded by a knot of curious people.

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  • They believed that I was the monster that dwells in what they call the Chamber of Secrets.

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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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