New York Times Spelling Bee Solution and Answers for April 9, 2020

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Today’s pangram is HEMLOCK.

HEMLOCK is defined as large branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves and white flowers; usually found in damp habitats; all parts extremely poisonous. It is also defined as an evergreen tree. It is also defined as poisonous drug derived from an Eurasian plant of the genus Conium. It is also defined as soft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock.

CHECK is defined as an appraisal of the state of affairs. It is also defined as be verified or confirmed; pass inspection. It is also defined as make cracks or chinks in. It is also defined as a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something. It is also defined as examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition. It is also defined as develop (a child’s or animal’s) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control. It is also defined as become fractured; break or crack on the surface only. It is also defined as lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits. It is also defined as the state of inactivity following an interruption. It is also defined as find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort. It is also defined as slow the growth or development of. It is also defined as a written order directing a bank to pay money. It is also defined as be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something. It is also defined as mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on. It is also defined as additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct. It is also defined as a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.. It is also defined as the act of inspecting or verifying. It is also defined as something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress. It is also defined as the bill in a restaurant. It is also defined as put a check mark on or near or next to. It is also defined as be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics. It is also defined as hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of. It is also defined as the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess. It is also defined as abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey. It is also defined as arrest the motion (of something) abruptly. It is also defined as a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard). It is also defined as block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey. It is also defined as (chess) a direct attack on an opponent’s king. It is also defined as consign for shipment on a vehicle. It is also defined as decline to initiate betting. It is also defined as hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping. It is also defined as make an examination or investigation. It is also defined as obstructing an opponent in ice hockey. It is also defined as place into check. It is also defined as stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution. It is also defined as stop in a chase especially when scent is lost. It is also defined as verify by consulting a source or authority. It is also defined as write out a check on a bank account.

CHEEK is defined as either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump. It is also defined as an impudent statement. It is also defined as impudent aggressiveness. It is also defined as either side of the face below the eyes. It is also defined as speak impudently to.

The word CHEMO has no known definition.

CHOCK is defined as a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object. It is also defined as as completely as possible. It is also defined as secure with chocks. It is also defined as support on chocks.

CHOKE is defined as become stultified, suppressed, or stifled. It is also defined as become or cause to become obstructed. It is also defined as wring the neck of. It is also defined as a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current. It is also defined as pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life. It is also defined as impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of. It is also defined as struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake. It is also defined as suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of. It is also defined as reduce the air supply. It is also defined as be too tight; rub or press. It is also defined as cause to retch or choke. It is also defined as constrict (someone’s) throat and keep from breathing. It is also defined as a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine. It is also defined as breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion. It is also defined as check or slow down the action or effect of. It is also defined as fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation.

CLOCHE is defined as a low transparent cover put over young plants to protect them from cold. It is also defined as a woman’s close-fitting hat that resembles a helmet.

COHO is defined as small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes. It is also defined as fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes.

ECHO is defined as ring or echo with sound. It is also defined as call to mind. It is also defined as to say again or imitate. It is also defined as the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves. It is also defined as a close parallel of a feeling, idea, style, etc.. It is also defined as an imitation or repetition. It is also defined as a reflected television or radio or radar beam. It is also defined as a reply that repeats what has just been said. It is also defined as (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained.

The word HECK has no known definition.

HECKLE is defined as a comb for separating flax fibers. It is also defined as comb with a heckle. It is also defined as challenge aggressively.

HEEL is defined as someone who is morally reprehensible. It is also defined as put a new heel on. It is also defined as tilt to one side. It is also defined as follow at the heels of a person. It is also defined as (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft. It is also defined as one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread. It is also defined as perform with the heels. It is also defined as strike with the heel of the club. It is also defined as the back part of the human foot. It is also defined as the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation. It is also defined as the lower end of a ship’s mast.

HELL is defined as (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment. It is also defined as (religion) the world of the dead. It is also defined as noisy and unrestrained mischief. It is also defined as any place of pain and turmoil. It is also defined as a cause of difficulty and suffering.

HELLHOLE is defined as any place of pain and turmoil.

HELLO is defined as an expression of greeting.

HELM is defined as be at or take the helm of. It is also defined as (figurative) a position of leadership. It is also defined as steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered.

HEME is defined as a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds.

HOCK is defined as any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock’ is British usage). It is also defined as leave as a guarantee in return for money. It is also defined as tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle. It is also defined as disable by cutting the hock.

The word HOKE has no known definition.

HOLE is defined as informal terms for a difficult situation. It is also defined as one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course. It is also defined as hit the ball into the hole. It is also defined as informal terms for the mouth. It is also defined as a depression hollowed out of solid matter. It is also defined as a fault. It is also defined as an opening deliberately made in or through something. It is also defined as an opening into or through something. It is also defined as an unoccupied space. It is also defined as make holes in.

HOME 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 an institution where people are cared for. It is also defined as a social unit living together. It is also defined as inside the country. It is also defined as where you live at a particular time. It is also defined as the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end. It is also defined as housing that someone is living in. It is also defined as an environment offering affection and security. It is also defined as place where something began and flourished. It is also defined as provide with, or send to, a home. It is also defined as return home accurately from a long distance. It is also defined as the country or state or city where you live. It is also defined as used of your own ground. It is also defined as relating to or being where one lives or where one’s roots are.

HOOCH is defined as an illicitly distilled (and usually inferior) alcoholic liquor.

HOOK is defined as anything that serves as an enticement. It is also defined as make off with belongings of others. It is also defined as approach with an offer of sexual favors. It is also defined as take by theft. It is also defined as a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer. It is also defined as a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook. It is also defined as to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug). It is also defined as a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something. It is also defined as make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle. It is also defined as rip off; ask an unreasonable price. It is also defined as entice and trap. It is also defined as a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket. It is also defined as a catch for locking a door. It is also defined as a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something. It is also defined as a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent. It is also defined as catch with a hook. It is also defined as fasten with a hook. It is also defined as hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left. It is also defined as hit with a hook. It is also defined as secure with the foot.

KOHL is defined as a cosmetic preparation used by women in Egypt and Arabia to darken the edges of their eyelids.

LECH is defined as man with strong sexual desires.

LEECH is defined as a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage. It is also defined as draw blood. It is also defined as carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end.

LOCH is defined as a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked). It is also defined as Scottish word for a lake.

The word MOHEL has no known definition.

MOOCH is defined as ask for and get free; be a parasite. It is also defined as someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free).

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