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1. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun.

Synonyms

  • ammunition
  • tank shell
  • whizbang
  • shrapnel
  • shotgun shell
  • ammo
  • artillery shell
  • whizbang shell

Antonyms

  • wife
  • husband
  • inflexibility
  • refresh

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Soft Shell Crab

  • prefab
  • mcnabb
  • mcnab
  • macnab
  • colab
  • stab
  • slab
  • scab
  • prab
  • krabbe
  • grabbe
  • grab
  • glab
  • flab
  • drab
  • crabbe
  • crabb
  • tabb
  • tab
  • schab
  • sabb
  • rabb
  • nabb
  • nab
  • mab
  • labbe
  • lab
  • knabb
  • knab
  • jab

Sentences with soft-shell-crab


1. Noun Phrase
Seafood sandwich selections include mahi-mahi, soft shell crab and shrimp burgers.

2. Noun Phrase
For a different way of experiencing soft shell crab, consider Fuji Mountain (fujimtn.com).

3. Noun Phrase
Put out buckets of soft shell crab or nuts that make guests feel comfortable getting messy.

2. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals.

Synonyms

  • cuticle
  • carapace
  • nacre
  • shield
  • mother-of-pearl

Antonyms

  • good
  • goodness
  • unfreeze
  • unblock

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles.

Synonyms

  • mollusc
  • cuticula
  • cuticle
  • carapace
  • shellfish
  • mollusk
  • turtle
  • shield
  • arthropod

Antonyms

  • praise
  • square shooter
  • undercharge
  • louden

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. shell

verb. ['ˈʃɛl'] use explosives on.

Synonyms

  • bombard
  • blast
  • crump

Antonyms

  • fixed-width font
  • proportional font
  • uncrate
  • unbox

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. soft

adjective. ['ˈsɑːft, ˈsɔft'] yielding readily to pressure or weight.

Synonyms

  • yielding
  • flossy
  • wooly
  • overstuffed
  • cottony
  • spongy
  • flocculent
  • cheeselike
  • downy
  • downlike
  • softening
  • fleecy
  • woolly
  • squishy
  • emollient
  • semisoft
  • napped
  • hardness
  • brushed
  • cushiony
  • fluffy
  • mushy
  • salving
  • demulcent
  • squeezable
  • spongelike
  • flaccid
  • compressible
  • softish
  • velvety
  • padded
  • cushioned
  • squashy

Antonyms

  • hard
  • incompressible
  • dry
  • woody

Etymology

  • softe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • softe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. soft

adjective. ['ˈsɑːft, ˈsɔft'] compassionate and kind; conciliatory.

Synonyms

  • tender
  • warmhearted

Antonyms

  • coldhearted
  • hard
  • unrestrained

Etymology

  • softe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • softe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. soft

adjective. ['ˈsɑːft, ˈsɔft'] (of sound) relatively low in volume.

Synonyms

  • low-toned
  • soughing
  • subdued
  • low
  • euphonious
  • gentle
  • quiet
  • rustling
  • intensity
  • little
  • small
  • murmuring
  • dull
  • muffled
  • soft-spoken
  • hushed
  • susurrant
  • muted
  • murmurous
  • soft-footed
  • whispering
  • volume
  • loudness
  • softened

Antonyms

  • noisy
  • softness
  • sufficient
  • anticyclone

Etymology

  • softe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • softe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. soft

adjective. ['ˈsɑːft, ˈsɔft'] easily hurt.

Synonyms

  • untoughened
  • tender

Antonyms

  • sound
  • unpeaceful
  • unquiet

Etymology

  • softe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • softe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers.

Synonyms

  • rock crab
  • hard-shell crab
  • Cancer borealis
  • swimming crab
  • Alaskan king crab
  • spider crab
  • Alaska king crab
  • Alaska crab
  • fiddler crab
  • stone crab
  • pea crab
  • soft-shelled crab
  • Menippe mercenaria
  • decapod crustacean
  • Paralithodes camtschatica
  • decapod
  • Dungeness crab
  • soft-shell crab
  • suborder Brachyura
  • Cancer magister
  • Brachyura
  • king crab
  • Cancer irroratus

Antonyms

  • complex
  • rhetorical
  • unobvious
  • impure

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. soft

adverb. ['ˈsɑːft, ˈsɔft'] in a relaxed manner; or without hardship.

Antonyms

  • ostentatious

Etymology

  • softe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • softe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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