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Definition of Dwell

  • To abide; to remain; to continue.
  • To abide as a permanent resident, or for a time; to live in a place; to reside.
  • To inhabit.
  • think moodily or anxiously about something
  • come back to
  • be an inhabitant of or reside in
  • originate (in)
  • exist or be situated within

How to use dwell in a sentence. Dwell pronunciation.

If every other person in all Turgenev's stories should be forgotten, it is safe to say that Bazarov will always dwell in the minds of those who have once made his acquaintance.
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There seems to be some taint in his mind which forces him to dwell forever on the abnormal and diseased.
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We are not permitted, here, to draw aside the curtain, to dwell upon the surprises and the grateful joy of that ever-to-be-remembered, sacred day.
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As the morning approached her confidence in God increased, and that passage from his word rested with peculiar sweetness upon her mind, 'Trust in the Lord and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and _verily thou shalt be fed_.' "Morning came.
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The beloved of the Lord shall dwell in safety by him, and the Lord shall cover him all the day long_." RECOVERY FROM SPINAL DISEASE.
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I dwell purposely on these details, as they prove that joy over the birth of the King of Rome was not confined to Paris alone, but, on the contrary, the provinces were in perfect sympathy with the capital.
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This seemed to be a year of fetes, and I dwell upon it with pleasure because it preceded one filled with misfortunes.
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Let us, then, dwell a little longer upon the rejoicings which preceded 1812.
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That they used a finer accent than their servants, signified only that they had grown up amid falsities, and were enabled, by the help of money, to dwell above-stairs, instead of with their spiritual kindred below.
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On her way home, though mechanically repeating dates and formulae, Jessica could not resist the tendency of her thoughts, to dwell on Samuel's features and Samuel's eloquence.
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It is useless to dwell longer on the relations of Louis de Camors with his uncle Dardennes.
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As to the miracle of courage, chastity, and faith by which Madame de Tecle had transformed and purified her love, he cared not to dwell upon it.
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They dwell upon it in the crowd and in solitude; when they read and while they sew; in their dreams and in their prayers.
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It would be painful to dwell on the joy which Madame de Tecle felt; and her only surprise was that Camors had not come in person to press his suit.
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Under the first shock of fright which the duplicity of Camors had inflicted upon her, she could not dwell without horror on the thought of replacing her child at the side of such a man.
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He thought he observed some constraint in their reception of him, but he did not dwell upon it in the state of mind in which he was.
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A little less "theory," a little less "science," a little less tendency to dwell on the "officer" part of the business, with a little more devotion to the duty of relieving suffering humanity-in short, a little less insistence upon "rank," would have vastly improved the medical service of the United States Army in the field at this time.
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Before closing my report I wish to dwell upon the natural obstacles I had to encounter and which no foresight could have overcome or obviated.
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Go your ways, and ask of Doctor Caius' house which is the way; and there dwells one Mistress Quickly, which is in the manner of his nurse, or his dry nurse, or his cook, or his laundry, his washer, and his wringer.
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I myself dwell with Master Doctor Caius.
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Examples of Dwell

Example #1
It is rather interesting that Turgenev, who drew so many irresolute Russian characters, should have attained his widest fame by the depiction of a man who is simply Incarnate Will.
Example #2
This man died soon after and had a glorious resurrection in Bazarov, speaking to thousands and thousands of people from his obscure and forgotten grave.
Example #3
He is not exactly decadent, but he is decidedly pathological.
Example #4
He has deepened the universal gloom of Russian fiction, not by descending into the slums with Gorki, but by depicting life as seen through the strange light of a decaying mind.
Example #5
A few days after this healing, she, with a consciousness that she was running a risk, lifted a heavy weight, and a numbness returned.
Example #6
She went to the church, took a class again in Sunday School, and; in going back and forth to church that day and evening, walked about sixty blocks without weariness.