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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) shell

Synonyms: carapace, shell, shield, cuticle Definition: hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

Hypernyms: scute Definition: large bony or horny plate as on an armadillo or turtle or the underside of a snake

Synonyms: shell Definition: the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod

Hypernyms: cover, covering, natural covering Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops Usage: under a covering of dust; the fox was flushed from its cover

Synonyms: plate, scale, shell Definition: a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)

Hypernyms: shield Definition: a protective covering or structure

Synonyms: shell Definition: ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun

Hypernyms: ammo, ammunition Definition: projectiles to be fired from a gun

Synonyms: shell, case, casing Definition: the housing or outer covering of something Usage: the clock has a walnut case

Hypernyms: housing Definition: a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component

Synonyms: shell, racing shell Definition: a very light narrow racing boat

Hypernyms: racing boat Definition: a boat propelled by oarsmen and designed for racing

Synonyms: shell Definition: a rigid covering that envelops an object Usage: the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice

Hypernyms: cover, covering, natural covering Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops Usage: under a covering of dust; the fox was flushed from its cover

Synonyms: shell, eggshell Definition: the exterior covering of a bird's egg

Hypernyms: cover, covering, natural covering Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops Usage: under a covering of dust; the fox was flushed from its cover

Synonyms: shell Definition: the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts

Hypernyms: hull Definition: dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut

Synonyms: shell Definition: the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

Hypernyms: animal material Definition: material derived from animals

Synonyms for (verb) shell

Synonyms: shell, husk Definition: remove the husks from Usage: husk corn

Hypernyms: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: shell Definition: remove from its shell or outer covering Usage: shell the legumes; shell mussels

Hypernyms: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

Hypernyms: overcome, defeat, get the better of Definition: win a victory over Usage: You must overcome all difficulties; defeat your enemies; He overcame his shyness; He overcame his infirmity; Her anger got the better of her and she blew up

Synonyms: shell, blast Definition: use explosives on Usage: The enemy has been shelling us all day

Hypernyms: bomb, bombard Definition: throw bombs at or attack with bombs Usage: The Americans bombed Dresden

Synonyms: shell Definition: look for and collect shells by the seashore

Hypernyms: gather Definition: look for (food) in nature Usage: Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall

Synonyms: shell Definition: hit the pitches of hard and regularly Usage: He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning

Hypernyms: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

Synonyms: shell Definition: fall out of the pod or husk Usage: The corn shelled

Hypernyms: emerge Definition: come out into view, as from concealment Usage: Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office

Synonyms: blast, shell Definition: create by using explosives Usage: blast a passage through the mountain

Hypernyms: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor