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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: S?E?LS

shells

shells
The hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
A metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
Ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
The housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case"
Remove the husks from; "husk corn"
A very light narrow racing boat
Remove from its shell or outer covering; "shell the legumes"; "shell mussels"
A rigid covering that envelops an object; "the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice"
Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
The exterior covering of a bird's egg
Use explosives on; "The enemy has been shelling us all day"

smells

smells
The act of perceiving the odor of something
Any property detected by the olfactory system
The faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
Become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out corruption"
The sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"
The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"
Emit an odor; "The soup smells good"
Smell bad; "He rarely washes, and he smells"
Inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
Have an element suggestive (of something); "his speeches smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism"

spells

spells
Take turns working; "the workers spell every four hours"
A verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
Indicate or signify; "I'm afraid this spells trouble!"
A psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
Orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of; "How do you spell this word?" "We had to spell out our names for the police officer"
A period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
Place under a spell
A time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
Write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word); "He spelled the wo

steals

steals
A stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)
An advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price"
Steal a base
Move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness"
Take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"

steels

steels
Knife sharpener consisting of a ridged steel rod
A cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
An alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range
Cover, plate, or edge with steel
Get ready for something difficult or unpleasant

swells

swells
A crescendo followed by a decrescendo
The undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
Expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
A rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
Cause to become swollen; "The water swells the wood"
A man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
Increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The music swelled to a crescendo"
Come up, as of a liquid; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up"
Become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger; "The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son"
Come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things); "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"