Today’s word of the day is dwell (v.). When you are told not to dwell on something, it means you have been focusing a lot on something that is causing unhappiness. Another meaning of dwell is to live in or at a specified place, which is the base of the noun, dwelling (n.) which means place of residence. For example:
• Look to the successes of the future instead of dwell on the failures of the past.
• Be careful when you go into the forest because a group of hyenas dwell there.
• That old, rickety house used to be the dwelling (n.) of a serial murderer who buried all his victims in his backyard.