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Synonym: beatbeat outblastcarapacecasecasingcrushcuticleeggshellhuskplateracing shellscaleshieldtrouncevanquishSimilar words: helloshelfhelpwellbellyelltellcellMeaning: [ʃel] n. 1. ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun 2. the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals 3. hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles 4. the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts 5. the exterior covering of a bird's egg 6. a rigid covering that envelops an object 7. a very light narrow racing boat 8. the housing or outer covering of something 9. a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners) 10. the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc. v. 1. use explosives on 2. fall out of the pod or husk 3. hit the pitches of hard and regularly 4. look for and collect shells by the seashore 5. come out better in a competition, race, or conflict 6. remove from its shell or outer covering 7. remove the husks from. 
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1, Better half an egg than empty shell
2, Keep down or you'll be hit by shell fragments.
3, Only the shell of the factory was left after the fire had been put out.
4, A snail's shell is spiral in form.
5, The men were suffering from shell shock.
6, After the fire the house was a mere shell.
7, She had built up a protective shell of indifference around herself.
8, Never microwave egg in the shell.
9, The snail went back into its shell.
10, Everywhere building facades are pitted with shell and bullet holes.
11, The unusual shell has long been the subject of legend.
12, You won't have to shell out a fortune for it.
13, The shell exploded, sending a fountain of sand and grit into the air.
14, I shall be expected to shell out for the party.
15, The color of the shell per se does not affect the quality of the egg.
16, Shell Cottage provides the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of London.
17, They were under orders to shell the hospital and the town hall.
18, The shell had a beautiful pearly lustre.
19, Shell carvings are a specialty of the town.
20, The armadillo has a protective shell of bony plates.
21, The gun fires a shell capable of piercing the armour of an enemy tank.
22, If the shell had hit the boat,[http://sentencedict.com/shell.html] it would have blown it to pieces.
23, The shell had blown his head off.
24, She's started to come out of her shell a little.
25, The bird picked the nut out of the shell.
26, He that will eat the nut must first crack the shell
27, In parts of Northern France,[Sentencedict.com] farmers still plough up shell fragments and weapons.
28, He said many of the men who were shot for cowardice were in fact suffering from shell shock.
29, After the fire, all that was left was the burned-out shell of the building.
30, She used to be so quiet, but now she's really coming out of her shell and chatting to everyone.
More similar words: helloshelfhelpwellbellyelltellcellsellhelmetshelterswellspellhelpfulcannot helpselleras wellsell outyellowtell onsell offnonethelessto the lifeand the likesmell outwell knowndwell onsmell ofwell-knownin the least
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