EYE - An organ that is sensitive to light, which it converts to electrical signals passed to the brain, by which means animals see.
RYE - Caraway (from the mistaken assumption that the whole seeds, often used to season rye bread, are the rye itself).
WRY - To cover; clothe; cover up; cloak; hide.
EWE - A female sheep, as opposed to a ram.
WEE - Small, little.
YEW - A species of coniferous tree, Taxus baccata, with dark-green flat needle-like leaves and seeds bearing red arils, native to western, central and southern Europe, northwest Africa, northern Iran and southwest Asia.
EEL - Any fish of the order Anguilliformes which are elongated and resemble snakes. There are freshwater and marine species.
REEL - A lively dance of the Highlanders of Scotland; also, the music to the dance; -- often called Scotch reel.
RELY - To rest with confidence, as when fully satisfied of the veracity, integrity, or ability of persons, or of the certainty of facts or of evidence; to have confidence; to trust; to depend.
WERE - Second-person singular simple past tense indicative of be.
LEER - A significant side glance; a glance expressive of some passion, as malignity, amorousness, etc.; a sly or lecherous look.
JEER - A railing remark or reflection; a scoff; a taunt; a biting jest; a flout; a jibe; mockery.
LYRE - A stringed musical instrument.
JEWEL - A precious or semi-precious stone; gem, gemstone.
LEERY - Cautious, hesitant, or nervous about something; having reservations or concerns.
JEWELRY - Alternative spelling of jewellery.