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  • 1 dwell on — / dwell upon [v] linger over; be engrossed in consider, continue, elaborate, emphasize, expatiate, harp on*, involve oneself, tarry over; concepts 17,239 Ant. forget, ignore, miss, pass …

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  • 2 dwell on — index repeat (state again) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 dwell on — phrasal verb dwell on or dwell upon [transitive] Word forms dwell on : present tense I/you/we/they dwell on he/she/it dwells on present participle dwelling on past tense dwelled on or dwelt on past participle dwelled on or dwelt on dwell on/upon… …

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  • 4 dwell on — verb delay (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑linger over • Hypernyms: ↑hesitate, ↑waver, ↑waffle • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * …

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  • 5 dwell on — verb To continue to think or talk about (something or someone). Steven, do not dwell on an argument in the past! Syn: dwell upon …

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  • 6 dwell on — I m not one to dwell on the past Syn: linger over, mull over, muse on, brood about/over, think about; be preoccupied by, be obsessed by, eat one s heart out over; harp on about, discuss at length …

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  • 7 dwell on — think about or talk about something all the time I wish he wouldn t always dwell on his personal problems …

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  • 8 dwell\ on — • dwell (up)on v To stay on a subject; not leave something or want to leave; not stop talking or writing about. Joe dwelt on his mistake long after the test was over. Our eyes dwelled on the beautiful sunset. The principal dwelled on traffic… …

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  • 9 dwell on — or[dwell upon] {v.} To stay on a subject; not leave something or want to leave; not stop talking or writing about. * /Joe dwelt on his mistake long after the test was over./ * /Our eyes dwelled on the beautiful sunset./ * /The principal dwelled… …

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  • 10 dwell on — or[dwell upon] {v.} To stay on a subject; not leave something or want to leave; not stop talking or writing about. * /Joe dwelt on his mistake long after the test was over./ * /Our eyes dwelled on the beautiful sunset./ * /The principal dwelled… …

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  • 11 dwell on — Synonyms and related words: accent, accentuate, always trot out, bear in mind, belabor, breathe vengeance, brood over, cherish, continue, dawdle, drag out, draw out, dwell upon, emphasize, extend, fan the embers, give emphasis to, hammer away at …

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  • 12 dwell on — (also dwell upon) 1. Hang upon fondly, be absorbed with, be deeply interested in. 2. Continue long upon, occupy a long time with …

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  • 13 dwell on — harp on, linger over an idea, keep the attention directed on; be obsessed with …

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  • 14 dwell on — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. linger over, tarry over, ponder, harp on; see brood 2 , consider 3 , emphasize …

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  • 15 dwell on/upon — [phrasal verb] dwell on/upon (something) : to think or talk about (something) for a long time There is no need to dwell on the past. Don t dwell upon your mistakes. • • • Main Entry: ↑dwell …

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  • 16 dwell on the past — Thinking too much about the past, so that it becomes a problem is to dwell on the past …

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  • 17 dwell on something —    If someone dwells on something, they think or talk about it all the time.     My mother in law has health problems, but I wish she wouldn t always dwell on the subject! …

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  • 18 dwell on the past —    Thinking too much about the past, so that it becomes a problem is to dwell on the past.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …

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  • 19 Dwell on the past —   Thinking too much about the past, so that it becomes a problem is to dwell on the past …

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  • 20 dwell on/upon — think, speak, or write at length about. → dwell …

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