New York Times Spelling Bee Solution and Answers for April 27, 2020

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Today’s pangram is TRUANCY.

TRUANCY is defined as failure to attend (especially school).

The word ARCANA has no known definition.

ARRANT is defined as without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers.

The word ATTRACTANT has no known definition.

AUNT is defined as the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle.

AUNTY is defined as the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle.

CANARY is defined as any of several small Old World finches. It is also defined as someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police. It is also defined as a moderate yellow with a greenish tinge. It is also defined as having the color of a canary; of a light to moderate yellow. It is also defined as a female singer.

CANCAN is defined as a high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line.

CANNY is defined as showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others.

CANT is defined as a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves). It is also defined as heel over. It is also defined as stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition. It is also defined as insincere talk about religion or morals. It is also defined as two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees. It is also defined as a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force.

CANTATA is defined as a musical composition for voices and orchestra based on a religious text.

The word CARNY has no known definition.

CRANNY is defined as a long narrow depression in a surface. It is also defined as a small opening or crevice (especially in a rock face or wall).

CURRANT is defined as any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants. It is also defined as any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams. It is also defined as small dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean region and California; used in cooking.

CYAN is defined as of a bluish shade of green. It is also defined as a primary subtractive color for light; has a blue-green color.

NAAN is defined as leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop.

The word NANA has no known definition.

NANNY is defined as a woman who is the custodian of children. It is also defined as female goat.

NARC is defined as a lawman concerned with narcotics violations.

NARY is defined as (used with singular count nouns) colloquial for `not a’ or `not one’ or `never a’.

The word NATANT has no known definition.

NATTY is defined as marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners.

NURTURANT is defined as providing physical and emotional care and nourishment.

NUTTY is defined as informal or slang terms for mentally irregular. It is also defined as having the flavor of nuts.

RANT is defined as talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner. It is also defined as pompous or pretentious talk or writing. It is also defined as a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion.

RATTAN is defined as climbing palm of Sri Lanka and southern India remarkable for the great length of the stems which are used for malacca canes. It is also defined as the stem of various climbing palms of the genus Calamus and related genera used to make wickerwork and furniture and canes. It is also defined as a switch made from the stems of the rattan palms.

RUNNY is defined as characteristic of a fluid; capable of flowing and easily changing shape.

RUNT is defined as disparaging terms for small people.

RUNTY is defined as (used especially of persons) of inferior size. It is also defined as well below average height.

The word TANTARA has no known definition.

TANTRA is defined as doctrine of enlightenment as the realization of the oneness of one’s self and the visible world; combines elements of Hinduism and paganism including magical and mystical elements like mantras and mudras and erotic rites; especially influential in Tibet. It is also defined as any of a fairly recent class of Hindu or Buddhist religious literature concerned with ritual acts of body and speech and mind.

TARTAN is defined as a cloth having a crisscross design.

TAUNT is defined as aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing. It is also defined as harass with persistent criticism or carping.

TRUANT is defined as someone who shirks duty. It is also defined as one who is absent from school without permission. It is also defined as absent without permission.

TUNA is defined as tropical American prickly pear of Jamaica. It is also defined as important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks. It is also defined as New Zealand eel. It is also defined as any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters.

TURN is defined as to break and turn over earth especially with a plow. It is also defined as twist suddenly so as to sprain. It is also defined as pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become. It is also defined as cause to move around a center so as to show another side of. It is also defined as undergo a change or development. It is also defined as let (something) fall or spill from a container. It is also defined as cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form. It is also defined as undergo a transformation or a change of position or action. It is also defined as pass to the other side of. It is also defined as have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to. It is also defined as turning or twisting around (in place). It is also defined as a favor for someone. It is also defined as change to the contrary. It is also defined as (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession. It is also defined as a short performance that is part of a longer program. It is also defined as a circular segment of a curve. It is also defined as (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive. It is also defined as a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else). It is also defined as a movement in a new direction. It is also defined as an unforeseen development. It is also defined as the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course. It is also defined as go sour or spoil. It is also defined as accomplish by rotating. It is also defined as alter the functioning or setting of. It is also defined as become officially one year older. It is also defined as cause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics. It is also defined as cause to move along an axis or into a new direction. It is also defined as cause to move around or rotate. It is also defined as change color. It is also defined as change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense. It is also defined as channel one’s attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something. It is also defined as direct at someone. It is also defined as get by buying and selling. It is also defined as move around an axis or a center. It is also defined as shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel. It is also defined as taking a short walk out and back. It is also defined as the act of turning away or in the opposite direction. It is also defined as to send or let go.

TYRANNY is defined as a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.). It is also defined as dominance through threat of punishment and violence.

TYRANT is defined as a cruel and oppressive dictator. It is also defined as any person who exercises power in a cruel way. It is also defined as in ancient Greece, a ruler who had seized power without legal right to it.

UNARY is defined as consisting of or involving a single element or component.

UNCANNY is defined as suggesting the operation of supernatural influences. It is also defined as surpassing the ordinary or normal.

UNCUT is defined as complete. It is also defined as not shaped by cutting or trimming. It is also defined as (used of grass or vegetation) not cut down with a hand implement or machine. It is also defined as not trimmed. It is also defined as not cut. It is also defined as (of pages of a book) having adjacent leaves still joined at the fore edge.

YARN is defined as a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving. It is also defined as the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events. It is also defined as tell or spin a yarn.

YUAN is defined as the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in China.

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