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To drink to the health of
To drive to the wall
To drop a vessel
To drop astern
To drop down
To drop off
To drop the curtain
To drop through
To drown up
To dry or dry up
To dry up
To dub a fly
To dub out
To dust one's jacket
To dwell in
To dye in grain
To dye in the grain
To dye in the wool
To dyst one's jacket
to each one
To ease a ship
To ease away
To ease off
To ease the helm
To eat
To eat dirt
To eat heartily
To eat humble pie
To eat in
To eat of

To dwell on definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dwell Dwell, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dwelled, usually contracted into Dwelt (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Dwelling.] [OE. dwellen, dwelien, to err, linger, AS. dwellan to deceive, hinder, delay, dwelian to err; akin to Icel. dvelja to delay, tarry, Sw. dv["a]ljas to dwell, Dan. dv[ae]le to linger, and to E. dull. See Dull, and cf. Dwale.] 1. To delay; to linger. [Obs.] 2. To abide; to remain; to continue. I 'll rather dwell in my necessity. --Shak. Thy soul was like a star and dwelt apart. --Wordsworth. 3. To abide as a permanent resident, or for a time; to live in a place; to reside. The parish in which I was born, dwell, and have possessions. --Peacham. The poor man dwells in a humble cottage near the hall where the lord of the domain resides. --C. J. Smith. To dwell in, to abide in (a place); hence, to depend on. ``My hopes in heaven to dwell.'' --Shak. To dwell on or upon, to continue long on or in; to remain absorbed with; to stick to; to make much of; as, to dwell upon a subject; a singer dwells on a note. They stand at a distance, dwelling on his looks and language, fixed in amazement. --Buckminster. Syn: To inhabit; live; abide; sojourn; reside; continue; stay; rest.




 


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