Definition of 'dwelt'
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It was only that her fancy had dwelt on him so much. Wives and Daughters (1864)The official news dwelt upon the victory, and deftly ignored the cost. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Mostly, he dwelt upon the cities and the gangs who ran them. A Plague of Angels (1993)Most of the victims had dwelt in the crowded slums that had grown up around the factory on the outskirts of the city. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I dwelt on how she emerged from a coma shortly after her imminent demise had been predicted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One carried and dwelt upon the burdens of life; the other cast them aside as quickly as he could. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those episodes are covered but not dwelt on, nor is there much effort to explain the arcane ways of cycling. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It strikes me that he had a very guilty conscience, but he clearly dwelt on this and was upset at what happened. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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