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Noun
The outer case of a nut kernel or seed
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“The seed is only toxic if the outer shell is broken or chewed open.”
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An explosive artillery projectile or bomb
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“As she crossed the fields a shell exploded close to her, fracturing her legs and knocking her to the ground.”
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The hard protective outer case of a mollusc or crustacean
“Seeds, shells, and fresh flowers are woven into necklaces by both sexes.”
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The metal framework of a vehicle body
“Doyle approached a cop who had examined the charred shell of the limo and asked him what might have happened.”
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Self-consciousness
“A lonely boy struggling to emerge from his shell.”
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The body of an abandoned ship
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A weak or inferior remnant or version of something
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Round object
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Shirt for woman
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Raised cover for a pickup truck
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Shell of a marine animal
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An outward appearance, usually fake or insincere
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Grain husks separated from the seeds during threshing
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A large company or group of companies authorized to act as a single entity and recognized as such in law
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Verb
Bombard with shells
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“The time of flight of a bomb is longer than that of a shell and mortar fire is therefore subject to greater meteorological variation, making it less accurate than shelling by guns or howitzers and less likely to hit a moving target.”
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To remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
“If you must reach for high-fat snacks, pick ones that require a little legwork, such as shelled peanuts or air-popped popcorn you have to make yourself.”
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To fire a bullet from a gun
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Shale
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