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dwell
used in The Lovely Bones

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a modest dwelling
Definition
a house or shelter in which someone lives
  • He saw a slice of Yugoslavia where thatched-roofed dwellings on stilts gave way to rushing torrents of water from below.
    Chapter Eight (4% in)

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  • They stood on a high hill that had never been cleared for houses and on which a few old farmers still dwelled.
    Chapter Thirteen (81% in)
  • But something about the house and the night—markers like graduations and birthdays always meant that I was more alive, higher up in the register of thoughts—made Lindsey dwell on me more in that moment than she normally might.
    Chapter Seventeen (31% in)

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