New York Times Spelling Bee Solution and Answers for May 5, 2020

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Today’s pangram is FLAGRANT.

FLAGRANT is defined as conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible.

ALTAR is defined as the table in Christian churches where communion is given. It is also defined as a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made.

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

ATTAR is defined as essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.

FART is defined as a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus. It is also defined as expel intestinal gases through the anus.

FATAL is defined as (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin. It is also defined as controlled or decreed by fate; predetermined. It is also defined as having momentous consequences; of decisive importance. It is also defined as bringing death.

FLAT is defined as a deflated pneumatic tire. It is also defined as freight car without permanent sides or roof. It is also defined as a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house. It is also defined as lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth. It is also defined as in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly. It is also defined as not modified or restricted by reservations. It is also defined as not reflecting light; not glossy. It is also defined as lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting. It is also defined as lacking taste or flavor or tang. It is also defined as having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another. It is also defined as sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch. It is also defined as stretched out and lying at full length along the ground. It is also defined as flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes). It is also defined as a level tract of land. It is also defined as a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named. It is also defined as a shallow box in which seedlings are started. It is also defined as commercially inactive. It is also defined as having a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness. It is also defined as having lost effervescence. It is also defined as horizontally level. It is also defined as lacking contrast or shading between tones. It is also defined as (of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone. It is also defined as scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting.

FRAGRANT is defined as pleasant-smelling.

FRAT is defined as a social club for male undergraduates.

GALLANT is defined as lively and spirited. It is also defined as being attentive to women like an ideal knight. It is also defined as a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance. It is also defined as a man who attends or escorts a woman. It is also defined as having or displaying great dignity or nobility. It is also defined as unflinching in battle or action.

GNAT is defined as any of various small biting flies: midges; biting midges; black flies; sand flies. It is also defined as (British usage) mosquito.

GRAFT is defined as place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient. It is also defined as the act of grafting something onto something else. It is also defined as the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage. It is also defined as (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient. It is also defined as cause to grow together parts from different plants.

GRANT is defined as 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885). It is also defined as give as judged due or on the basis of merit. It is also defined as the act of providing a subsidy. It is also defined as let have. It is also defined as (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance. It is also defined as Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978). It is also defined as bestow, especially officially. It is also defined as a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business. It is also defined as give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another. It is also defined as be willing to concede. It is also defined as allow to have. It is also defined as United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986). It is also defined as transfer by deed. It is also defined as any monetary aid. It is also defined as a right or privilege that has been granted.

NATAL is defined as a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean. It is also defined as a port city in northeastern Brazil. It is also defined as relating to or accompanying birth. It is also defined as of or relating to the buttocks.

The word NATANT has no known definition.

RAFT is defined as (often followed by `of’) a large number or amount or extent. It is also defined as a foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete. It is also defined as a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers. It is also defined as make into a raft. It is also defined as transport on a raft. It is also defined as travel by raft in water.

RAGTAG is defined as disparaging terms for the common people.

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.

The word RATATAT has no known definition.

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.

TALL is defined as too improbable to admit of belief. It is also defined as lofty in style. It is also defined as a garment size for a tall person. It is also defined as great in vertical dimension; high in stature. It is also defined as impressively difficult.

TANG is defined as a common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure. It is also defined as a tart spicy quality. It is also defined as the imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907. It is also defined as the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth. It is also defined as brown algae seaweed with serrated edges. It is also defined as any of various coarse seaweeds. It is also defined as any of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria.

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.

TART is defined as a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money. It is also defined as harsh. It is also defined as tasting sour like a lemon. It is also defined as a pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust. It is also defined as a small open pie with a fruit filling.

TARTAN is defined as a cloth having a crisscross design.

TARTAR is defined as a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman. It is also defined as a salt used especially in baking powder. It is also defined as a member of the Mongolian people of central Asia who invaded Russia in the 13th century. It is also defined as an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums.

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