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Synonyms for dwell

dwell on or upon something

Synonyms

  • go on about
  • emphasize
  • elaborate on
  • linger over
  • harp on about
  • be engrossed in
  • expatiate on
  • continue to think about
  • tarry over

Synonyms for dwell

to have as one's domicile, usually for an extended period

to have an inherent basis

to focus the attention on something moodily and at length

Synonyms for dwell

think moodily or anxiously about something

originate (in)

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exist or be situated within

Synonyms

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come back to

References in classic literature ?
109-120) First of all the deathless gods who dwell on Olympus made a golden race of mortal men who lived in the time of Cronos when he was reigning in heaven.
Him the Almighty Power Hurld headlong flaming from th' Ethereal Skie With hideous ruine and combustion down To bottomless perdition, there to dwell In Adamantine Chains and penal Fire, Who durst defie th' Omnipotent to Arms.
By marshy bank Girt with tall yellow reeds and dwarf bamboos I dwell.
To wait at Monte Cristo for the purpose of watching like a dragon over the almost incalculable richs that had thus fallen into his possession satisfied not the cravings of his heart, which yearned to return to dwell among mankind, and to assume the rank, power, and influence which are always accorded to wealth -- that first and greatest of all the forces within the grasp of man.
We are sending you, dear flowers, Forth alone to die, Where your gentle sisters may not weep O'er the cold graves where you lie; But you go to bring them fadeless life In the bright homes where they dwell, And you softly smile that 't is so, As we sadly sing farewell.
With him there came forty ships of the Locrians who dwell beyond Euboea.
IF THOUGHT can reach to Heaven, On Heaven let it dwell, For fear that Thought be given Like power to reach to Hell.
And the people - ah, the people - They that dwell up in the steeple, All alone, And who, tolling, tolling, tolling, In that muffled monotone, Feel a glory in so rolling On the human heart a stone - They are neither man nor woman - They are neither brute nor human - They are Ghouls: - And their king it is who tolls: - And he rolls, rolls, rolls, rolls, Rolls
A Lion used to prowl about a field in which Four Oxen used to dwell.