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Language: Old English
Origin: dwellan

dwell

verb
     
dwell past tense and past participle dwelt or dwelled [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]
literary to live in a particular place:
They dwelt in the forest.

dwell on/upon something

phrasal verb
to think or talk for too long about something, especially something unpleasant:
That is not a subject I want to dwell on.

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