New York Times Spelling Bee Solution and Answers for February 22, 2020

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Today’s pangram is CAPTIVITY.

CAPTIVITY is defined as the state of being imprisoned. It is also defined as the state of being a slave.

ACACIA is defined as any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.

The word ACAI has no known definition.

ACTIVITY is defined as an organic process that takes place in the body. It is also defined as the state of being active. It is also defined as the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically. It is also defined as a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings). It is also defined as any specific behavior. It is also defined as (chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction.

ATTIC is defined as informal terms for a human head. It is also defined as floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage. It is also defined as the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia. It is also defined as (architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof. It is also defined as of or relating to Attica or its inhabitants or to the dialect spoken in Athens in classical times.

The word CACTI has no known definition.

CAPACITY is defined as the amount that can be contained. It is also defined as an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored. It is also defined as the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment. It is also defined as the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior. It is also defined as a specified function. It is also defined as capability to perform or produce. It is also defined as (computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive. It is also defined as the maximum production possible. It is also defined as tolerance for alcohol.

CATTY is defined as any of various units of weight used in southeastern Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams). It is also defined as marked by or arising from malice.

The word CAVA has no known definition.

CAVITY is defined as space that is surrounded by something. It is also defined as a sizeable hole (usually in the ground). It is also defined as soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth. It is also defined as (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body.

PACT is defined as a written agreement between two states or sovereigns.

PAPA is defined as an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk.

PAPACY is defined as the government of the Roman Catholic Church.

PAPAYA is defined as tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit. It is also defined as large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh.

The word PAPPY has no known definition.

PATTY is defined as small flat mass of chopped food. It is also defined as round flat candy. It is also defined as small pie or pasty.

PICA is defined as a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing. It is also defined as magpies. It is also defined as an eating disorder, frequent in children, in which non-nutritional objects are eaten persistently.

The word PICCATA has no known definition.

PITA is defined as usually small round bread that can open into a pocket for filling.

The word PITAPAT has no known definition.

TACIT is defined as implied by or inferred from actions or statements.

TACT is defined as consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense.

TACTIC is defined as a plan for attaining a particular goal.

TAPA is defined as a paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark. It is also defined as the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus.

TATTY is defined as tastelessly showy. It is also defined as showing signs of wear and tear.

VACAY is defined as informal term for vacation.

VIVACITY is defined as characterized by high spirits and animation.

The word YAPPY has no known definition.

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