Synonym: linger over. Similar words: tell on, well, swell, as well, well-known, well known, may as well, as well as. Meaning: v. delay.
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1 I'd rather not dwell on the past.
2 It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live. J. K. Rowling
3 It's morbid to dwell on cemeteries and such like.
4 Let's not dwell on your past mistakes.
5 Sometimes his mind would dwell on the horrors he had been through.
6 That is not a subject I want to dwell on.
7 Ruth let her eyes dwell on the forest.
8 Comments in personal record cards dwell on disciplinary matters.
9 The Murphy kitchen was not something to dwell on.
10 I won't dwell on the new company's opening night.
11 She tried not to dwell on why it was that she hadn't.
12 But I don't want to dwell on that too much.
13 One need hardly dwell on the catastrophic possibility of uttering a bantering remark only to discover it wholly inappropriate.
14 It helped her not to dwell on negatives and improved her role as a provider.
15 We need not dwell on the sexist nature of such myths.
16 Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. Marcus Aurelius
17 I do not want to dwell on it; we know it to be true.
18 The authors dwell on the conflicts of interest arising from the commercialization of genetics and biotechnology.
19 Secondly, instruments tend to dwell on deficits in performance rather than levels of higher competence.
20 Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer. Denis Waitley
21 He hardly had time to dwell on such matters, however.
22 Her mind sheered away from images she did not wish to dwell on.
23 So you made a mistake, but there's no need to dwell on it.
24 I shut out the memory which was too painful to dwell on.
25 Her mind sheered away from images she didn't want to dwell on.
26 But in her writing and speeches Shaughnessy did not dwell on this problem; perhaps that was a necessary part of salesmanship.
27 Everyday life is much more interesting to me than big, abstract theories. Through my poetry, I aim to reflect our times. I don’t want to dwell on the olden days,(www.Sentencedict.com) although it is a period I mention often. Gulzar
28 They try not to worry excessively about the uncertainties in the future or to dwell on the traumatic events of the past.
29 The pattern seems to be, and fast changing circumstances dictate this more than anything, not to dwell on problems.
30 Why a pair was so expensive just four years ago is something you could dwell on well into the night.