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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To dwell upon (0.00980 detik)
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Definition: To dwell upon
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dwelled
, usually contracted
(?); 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.
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
The poor man dwells in a humble cottage near the
hall where the lord of the domain resides. --C. J.
To dwell in
, to abide in (a place); hence, to depend on.
“My hopes in heaven to dwell.”
To dwell on
or To dwell 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;