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Synonyms of shelled

Verb


1. blast, shell, bombard, bomb

usage: use explosives on; "The enemy has been shelling us all day"

2. blast, shell, make, create

usage: create by using explosives; "blast a passage through the mountain"

3. shell, emerge

usage: fall out of the pod or husk; "The corn shelled"

4. shell, hit

usage: hit the pitches of hard and regularly; "He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning"

5. shell, gather

usage: look for and collect shells by the seashore

6. beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish, get the better of, overcome, defeat

usage: 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"

7. shell, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove from its shell or outer covering; "shell the legumes"; "shell mussels"

8. husk, shell, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove the husks from; "husk corn"

Adjective


1. shelled (vs. unshelled), hard-shelled, smooth-shelled, spiral-shelled, thin-shelled

usage: of animals or fruits that have a shell

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