ELM - A tree of the genus Ulmus of the family Ulmaceae, large deciduous trees with alternate stipulate leaves and small apetalous flowers.
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).
REM - Rapid eye movement, a sleep state.
MERE - The sea.
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.
LEER - A significant side glance; a glance expressive of some passion, as malignity, amorousness, etc.; a sly or lecherous look.
LYRE - A stringed musical instrument.
EMERY - An impure type of corundum, often used for sanding or polishing.
LEERY - Cautious, hesitant, or nervous about something; having reservations or concerns.
MERELY - Without any other reason etc.; only, just, and nothing more.