New York Times Spelling Bee Solution and Answers for May 2, 2020

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Today’s pangram is MARZIPAN.

MARZIPAN is defined as almond paste and egg whites.

AIRMAN is defined as someone who operates an aircraft.

ANIMA is defined as (Jungian psychology) the inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious.

APIAN is defined as relating to or having the characteristics of bees.

ARIA is defined as an elaborate song for solo voice.

IMAM is defined as (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide.

IMPAIR is defined as make imperfect. It is also defined as make worse or less effective.

MAIM is defined as injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation.

MAIN is defined as (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence. It is also defined as any very large body of (salt) water. It is also defined as most important element. It is also defined as a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage. It is also defined as of force; of the greatest possible intensity.

MAMA is defined as informal terms for a mother. It is also defined as a name under which Ninkhursag was worshipped.

MAMMA is defined as milk-secreting organ of female mammals. It is also defined as informal terms for a mother.

MANIA is defined as a mood disorder; an affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently. It is also defined as an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action.

MANNA is defined as (Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus. It is also defined as hardened sugary exudation of various trees.

MARINA is defined as a fancy dock for small yachts and cabin cruisers.

MARINARA is defined as sauce for pasta; contains tomatoes and garlic and herbs.

The word MARM has no known definition.

The word MINIMA has no known definition.

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.

PAIN is defined as cause emotional anguish or make miserable. It is also defined as a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder. It is also defined as cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed. It is also defined as emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid. It is also defined as a somatic sensation of acute discomfort. It is also defined as something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness. It is also defined as a bothersome annoying person.

PAIR is defined as a set of two similar things considered as a unit. It is also defined as arrange in pairs. It is also defined as two items of the same kind. It is also defined as form a pair or pairs. It is also defined as engage in sexual intercourse. It is also defined as occur in pairs. It is also defined as bring two objects, ideas, or people together. It is also defined as a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value. It is also defined as two people considered as a unit.

The word PAMPA has no known definition.

PANAMA is defined as a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown. It is also defined as a republic on the Isthmus of Panama; achieved independence from Colombia in 1903.

PANINI is defined as Indian grammarian whose grammatical rules for Sanskrit are the first known example of descriptive linguistics (circa 400 BC).

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

The word PAPARAZZI has no known definition.

PIAZZA is defined as a public square with room for pedestrians.

The word PIZAZZ has no known definition.

PIZZA is defined as Italian open pie made of thin bread dough spread with a spiced mixture of e.g. tomato sauce and cheese.

PIZZAZZ is defined as the activeness of an energetic personality.

PRAM is defined as a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around.

RAIN is defined as anything happening rapidly or in quick successive. It is also defined as drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds. It is also defined as precipitate as rain. It is also defined as water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere.

RAMP is defined as North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers. It is also defined as behave violently, as if in state of a great anger. It is also defined as an inclined surface connecting two levels. It is also defined as a movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an aircraft. It is also defined as be rampant. It is also defined as creep up — used especially of plants. It is also defined as furnish with a ramp. It is also defined as stand with arms or forelegs raised, as if menacing.

RANI is defined as (the feminine of raja) a Hindu princess or the wife of a raja.

The word RAPINI has no known definition.

RAZZ is defined as harass with persistent criticism or carping. It is also defined as a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt.

RIPARIAN is defined as of or relating to or located on the banks of a river or stream.

ZINNIA is defined as any of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads.

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