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Dictionary definition for: Dwell

1. (v) think moodily or anxiously about something

2. (v) originate (in) "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"

3. (v) make one''s home or live in; "She resides officially in Iceland" "I live in a 200-year old house" "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted" "The plains are sparsely populated"

4. (v) come back to; "Don''t dwell on the past" "She is always harping on the same old things"

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