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synonyms for dwelt

  • bide
  • exist
  • hole up
  • inhabit
  • reside
  • squat
  • abide
  • bunk
  • continue
  • crash
  • flop
  • locate
  • lodge
  • nest
  • occupy
  • park
  • perch
  • quarter
  • remain
  • rent
  • rest
  • room
  • roost
  • settle
  • sojourn
  • stay
  • stop
  • tarry
  • tenant
  • tent
  • establish oneself
  • hang one's hat
  • hang out
  • keep house
  • make one's home
  • pitch tent
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antonyms for dwelt

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  • move
  • advance
  • carry on
  • complete
  • depart
  • finish
  • go
  • leave
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How to use dwelt in a sentence

I have dwelt on this as an illustration of how irrecoverably a man loses his manhood when he is made a God.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Louis listened with pleasure, and dwelt with delight on the interesting Princess and her son.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
And then indeed he put on his night-gown, and went to Smithfield, the place where his relation dwelt.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
He dwelt upon this contrivance, until it seemed too complicated for success.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Mrs. Kaye's expressive eyes, which had dwelt on Isabel with flattering attention, fell to the tip of her cigarette.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
But also it was an inarticulate yearning to find that state of safety where he and she dwelt secure from separation—in the 'sea.'
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In the dens where dragons dwelt before, shall rise up the verdure of the reed and the bulrush.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And Sennacherib the king of the Assyrians went out and departed, and returned, and dwelt in Ninive.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
My child, said the Dowager, and her eyes dwelt on Valerie with a look of studied gentleness, "why will you not be reasonable?"
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Pain and sacrifice, perhaps, had lifted him, raised him to the level where she dwelt; and in that way he was closer.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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