New York Times Spelling Bee Solution and Answers for April 4, 2020

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Today’s pangram is FACEPLATE.

FACEPLATE is defined as a protective covering for the front of a machine or device (as a door lock or computer component).

ACCEPT is defined as give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to. It is also defined as be designed to hold or take. It is also defined as tolerate or accommodate oneself to. It is also defined as admit into a group or community. It is also defined as take on as one’s own the expenses or debts of another person. It is also defined as make use of or accept for some purpose. It is also defined as receive willingly something given or offered. It is also defined as be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal. It is also defined as consider or hold as true. It is also defined as react favorably to; consider right and proper. It is also defined as receive (a report) officially, as from a committee.

ALPACA is defined as domesticated llama with long silky fleece; believed to be a domesticated variety of the guanaco. It is also defined as a thin glossy fabric made of the wool of the Lama pacos, or made of a rayon or cotton imitation of that wool. It is also defined as wool of the alpaca.

APACE is defined as with speed. It is also defined as (poetic, literary) quickly.

APPALL is defined as strike with disgust or revulsion. It is also defined as fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised.

APPEAL is defined as attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates. It is also defined as request for a sum of money. It is also defined as earnest or urgent request. It is also defined as be attractive to. It is also defined as request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection. It is also defined as cite as an authority; resort to. It is also defined as challenge (a decision). It is also defined as (law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court’s judgment or the granting of a new trial. It is also defined as take a court case to a higher court for review.

APPELLATE is defined as of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals).

APPLE is defined as native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits. It is also defined as fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh.

APPLET is defined as a Java application; an application program that uses the client’s web browser to provide a user interface.

CAPE is defined as a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter. It is also defined as a strip of land projecting into a body of water.

The word CAPLET has no known definition.

CATALPA is defined as tree of the genus Catalpa with large leaves and white flowers followed by long slender pods.

CLAP is defined as a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra. It is also defined as clap one’s hands or shout after performances to indicate approval. It is also defined as clap one’s hands together. It is also defined as a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated. It is also defined as a sudden very loud noise. It is also defined as cause to strike the air in flight. It is also defined as put quickly or forcibly. It is also defined as strike the air in flight. It is also defined as strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise. It is also defined as strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting.

EPEE is defined as a fencing sword similar to a foil but with a heavier blade.

FLAP is defined as the motion made by flapping up and down. It is also defined as a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag. It is also defined as move with a flapping motion. It is also defined as make a fuss; be agitated. It is also defined as an excited state of agitation. It is also defined as move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion. It is also defined as move with a thrashing motion. It is also defined as a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body. It is also defined as any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely. It is also defined as move noisily. It is also defined as pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds.

LAPEL is defined as lap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar.

LEAP is defined as a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards. It is also defined as cause to jump or leap. It is also defined as pass abruptly from one state or topic to another. It is also defined as a sudden and decisive increase. It is also defined as an abrupt transition. It is also defined as move forward by leaps and bounds. It is also defined as jump down from an elevated point. It is also defined as the distance leaped (or to be leaped).

The word LEAPT has no known definition.

PACE is defined as a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride. It is also defined as the relative speed of progress or change. It is also defined as measure (distances) by pacing. It is also defined as the rate of moving (especially walking or running). It is also defined as the rate of some repeating event. It is also defined as a step in walking or running. It is also defined as the distance covered by a step. It is also defined as go at a pace. It is also defined as regulate or set the pace of. It is also defined as walk with slow or fast paces.

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

PAELLA is defined as saffron-flavored dish made of rice with shellfish and chicken.

PALACE is defined as a large and stately mansion. It is also defined as a large ornate exhibition hall. It is also defined as official residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign). It is also defined as the governing group of a kingdom.

PALATAL is defined as relating to or lying near the palate. It is also defined as produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y’) or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch’ in `chin’ or `j’ in `gin’). It is also defined as a semivowel produced with the tongue near the palate (like the initial sound in the English word `yeast’).

PALATE is defined as the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities.

PALE is defined as abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress. It is also defined as a wooden strip forming part of a fence. It is also defined as turn pale, as if in fear. It is also defined as (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble. It is also defined as lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness. It is also defined as not full or rich. It is also defined as very light colored; highly diluted with white.

PALETTE is defined as one of the rounded armor plates at the armpits of a suit of armor. It is also defined as board that provides a flat surface on which artists mix paints and the range of colors used. It is also defined as the range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art.

PALL is defined as lose interest or become bored with something or somebody. It is also defined as become less interesting or attractive. It is also defined as cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing. It is also defined as a sudden numbing dread. It is also defined as lose sparkle or bouquet. It is also defined as cause to lose courage. It is also defined as hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window). It is also defined as burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped. It is also defined as cause to become flat. It is also defined as cover with a pall. It is also defined as lose strength or effectiveness; become or appear boring, insipid, or tiresome (to).

PALLET is defined as board that provides a flat surface on which artists mix paints and the range of colors used. It is also defined as the range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art. It is also defined as a hand tool with a flat blade used by potters for mixing and shaping clay. It is also defined as a mattress filled with straw or a pad made of quilts; used as a bed. It is also defined as a portable platform for storing or moving goods that are stacked on it.

The word PALP has no known definition.

PALPATE is defined as examine (a body part) by palpation.

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

PAPAL is defined as proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles.

PATE is defined as the top of the head. It is also defined as liver or meat or fowl finely minced or ground and variously seasoned.

PATELLA is defined as a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint. It is also defined as type genus of the family Patellidae: common European limpets.

The word PATELLAE has no known definition.

PEACE is defined as the absence of mental stress or anxiety. It is also defined as the general security of public places. It is also defined as a treaty to cease hostilities. It is also defined as harmonious relations; freedom from disputes. It is also defined as the state prevailing during the absence of war.

PEAL is defined as a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells). It is also defined as sound loudly and sonorously. It is also defined as ring recurrently.

PEAT is defined as partially carbonized vegetable matter saturated with water; can be used as a fuel when dried.

PEEL is defined as British politician (1788-1850). It is also defined as the rind of a fruit or vegetable. It is also defined as come off in flakes or thin small pieces. It is also defined as strip the skin off. It is also defined as get undressed.

PEEP is defined as a secret look. It is also defined as the short weak cry of a young bird. It is also defined as make high-pitched sounds. It is also defined as appear as though from hiding. It is also defined as cause to appear. It is also defined as look furtively. It is also defined as speak in a hesitant and high-pitched tone of voice.

PELF is defined as informal terms for money.

PELLET is defined as a solid missile discharged from a firearm. It is also defined as a small sphere.

PELT is defined as attack and bombard with or as if with missiles. It is also defined as the dressed hairy coat of a mammal. It is also defined as rain heavily. It is also defined as body covering of a living animal. It is also defined as cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile.

PETAL is defined as part of the perianth that is usually brightly colored.

The word PFFT has no known definition.

PLACATE is defined as cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of.

PLACE is defined as a job in an organization. It is also defined as assign a location to. It is also defined as a point located with respect to surface features of some region. It is also defined as assign a rank or rating to. It is also defined as the particular portion of space occupied by something. It is also defined as a particular situation. It is also defined as assign to a station. It is also defined as a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane). It is also defined as recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something. It is also defined as where you live at a particular time. It is also defined as identify the location or place of. It is also defined as locate. It is also defined as take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal. It is also defined as put into a certain place or abstract location. It is also defined as a public square with room for pedestrians. It is also defined as make an investment. It is also defined as proper or designated social situation. It is also defined as a blank area. It is also defined as any area set aside for a particular purpose. It is also defined as estimate. It is also defined as an item on a list or in a sequence. It is also defined as intend (something) to move towards a certain goal. It is also defined as the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another. It is also defined as a general vicinity. It is also defined as an abstract mental location. It is also defined as assign to (a job or a home). It is also defined as finish second or better in a horse or dog race. It is also defined as place somebody in a particular situation or location. It is also defined as proper or appropriate position or location. It is also defined as sing a note with the correct pitch. It is also defined as the passage that is being read. It is also defined as to arrange for.

PLAT is defined as make a plat of. It is also defined as a map showing planned or actual features of an area (streets and building lots etc.).

PLATE is defined as (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score. It is also defined as a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners). It is also defined as a flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded. It is also defined as a shallow receptacle for collection in church. It is also defined as the quantity contained in a plate. It is also defined as a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth. It is also defined as a rigid layer of the Earth’s crust that is believed to drift slowly. It is also defined as a full-page illustration (usually on slick paper). It is also defined as a main course served on a plate. It is also defined as any flat platelike body structure or part. It is also defined as a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic. It is also defined as coat with a layer of metal. It is also defined as dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten. It is also defined as structural member consisting of a horizontal beam that provides bearing and anchorage. It is also defined as the positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube. It is also defined as the thin under portion of the forequarter.

PLATELET is defined as tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting.

PLEA is defined as a humble request for help from someone in authority. It is also defined as an answer indicating why a suit should be dismissed. It is also defined as (law) a defendant’s answer by a factual matter (as distinguished from a demurrer).

PLEAT is defined as any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape. It is also defined as pleat or gather into a ruffle. It is also defined as fold into pleats.

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.

TAPE is defined as measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengths. It is also defined as a recording made on magnetic tape. It is also defined as register electronically. It is also defined as record on videotape. It is also defined as memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to store computer information. It is also defined as a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening. It is also defined as fasten or attach with tape. It is also defined as the finishing line for a foot race.

TEEPEE is defined as a Native American tent; usually of conical shape.

TEPEE is defined as a Native American tent; usually of conical shape.

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